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November 2010 Blog Posts (7)

Gillibrand - YouTube interview on PFA

Our Senator Gillibrand speaks out about PFA vote!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZCkGATJhU0&feature=player_embedded

Added by Beverly Neufeld on November 18, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

NY Senators Right on PFA +Coalition Statement

The Equal Pay Coalition NYC & NYWA want to acknowledge the leadership and support that our NY Senators displayed throughout the recent fight to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act. These stalwart, outspoken proponents of PFAand the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act proudly represented the call of our community for wage discrimination reform. This was not the case in other states like Maine and Massachusetts where advocates poured out in favor of PFA, but 3 Senators…

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Added by Beverly Neufeld on November 18, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Paycheck Fairness Does Not Pass Today

I am sorry to report that the final cloture vote this morning was 58 to 41, so the Paycheck Fairness Act was not passed this year. The NO votes of Senator @ScottBrownMD of Massachusetts and Senators Snowe and @SusanCollins are particularly disappointing. They…
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Added by Beverly Neufeld on November 17, 2010 at 11:54am — 2 Comments

Movie about Pay Parity for Women in England.

"Made in Dagenham " opens in the US on 11/19. It chronicles the fight for equal pay by women in England in the '60's. It promises to be a good film, entertaining and with solid acting. (Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Miranda Richardson) but more importantly for NYWA members it reminds us of our herstory and how long the struggle has been going on. As a psychologist, I encourage women to stay in touch with where we have come from because it will help us to get to where we are going. To view our… Continue

Added by Shelley Reciniello, Ph.D. on November 14, 2010 at 5:56pm — No Comments

Close the Wage Gap in 2058 or NOW?

That’s what the stakes are! Passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act will go along way to close the gender wage gap. The Senate vote will be THIS WEEK. TWEET: Take action for #fairpay CALL your Senators today at 1-877-667-6650 and ask them to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act without amendments. It's easy!.…

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Added by Beverly Neufeld on November 9, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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