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May 2010 Blog Posts (10)

Women & Raises - Letter to NYTimes Editor by Dina Bakst

EPCNYC member DINA BAKST'S May 17 letter to NYT “A Toolkit for Women Seeking a Raise” (Your Money column, Business Day, May 15) rightly points out that women — now the breadwinners in nearly two-thirds of American families — need to learn the art of negotiation when seeking a raise.

Unfortunately, the article doesn’t mention an important point: many employers require employees not to discuss their pay with their co-workers, and employees fear retaliation for going against… Continue

Added by Beverly Neufeld on May 25, 2010 at 4:31pm — No Comments

Human Trafficking: What It Is and One Amazing Thing We Can Do About It! -- Upcoming Crime Prevention 101 Radio Show

Hosted by Susan Bartelstone, Crime Prevention Specialist

Air Date: 5/27/10 @ 8pm eastern - VoiceAmerica.com…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on May 24, 2010 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Bullying: A Different Approach to Prevent It -- Upcoming Crime Prevention 101 Radio Show

Bullying: A Different Approach to Prevent It -- Upcoming Crime Prevention 101 Radio Show

Hosted by Susan…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on May 18, 2010 at 3:47pm — No Comments

Breaking the Silence to End Domestic Violence Committee - Updates

Breaking the Silence to End Domestic Violence is a New York Women's Agenda Committee. This bold initiative aims to provide resources to employers to help implement workplace policies addressing the issue of domestic violence. Domestic violence is affecting the American business bottom line by over $3 million a year through lateness, lower productivity, preoccupation and absenteeism, due to injury, anxiety, or tension at home.…

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Added by NYWA Connect on May 14, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

SPEAKERS FOR GIRLS PREP CHARTER SCHOOL "CAREER WEEK" MAY 24-28

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Added by NYWA Connect on May 14, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

On Mother's Day, Give Moms Equal Pay!

From IWPR: This Mother’s Day, it is important to remember the economic needs of women, especially mothers who support families. Even as women are close to half of all employees, and are the main bread winner in almost four out of ten families, their ability to support their families is hampered by the gender wage gap….Why do Pre-K and Kindergarten teachers (who are almost exclusively female) have median earnings of $614 per week, and highway maintenance workers (who are almost exclusively male)… Continue

Added by Beverly Neufeld on May 6, 2010 at 11:01am — No Comments

Getting It Through Her Thick Skull! Interview with Mary Jo Buttafuoco

Upcoming Crime Prevention 101 Radio Show…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on May 4, 2010 at 11:45am — No Comments

Womenspehere's Open Letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

Beyond last week's celebration of Earth Day, much work remains for all of us, as stewards of this planet, to create sustainable development, improve the quality of lives of people, fight poverty, and solve the myriad issues cropping up in an interdependent global society.



The creation of policies and global regimes to enable adaptation and mitigation of the impact of climate change, is on the forefront of the United Nations agenda. At the UN, the institution responsible for driving… Continue

Added by NYWA Connect on May 2, 2010 at 2:38pm — No Comments

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