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July 20, 2015

RELEASE: Treasurer Goldberg Launches First Regional Wage Equality Roundtable in Springfield

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State Treasurer Deb Goldberg and her statewide Advisory Committee on Wage Equality will host a panel discussion this afternoon at the UMass Center-Springfield. They will collaborate with business and thought leaders from across the Springfield region to explore and develop best practices to close the wage gap.

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July 18, 2015

Springfield Republican: Massachusetts Treasurer Deb Goldberg urges public-private partnership to close wage gap between women, men

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State Treasurer Deb Goldberg pledged to provide public and private employers with a "tool box" of policies and strategies to fight the persistence of wage inequality in the Bay State – especially among women and minorities.

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July 17, 2015

Daily Hampshire Gazette: Massachusetts Treasurer Deborah Goldberg focuses on wage inequality for women

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Though the Massachusetts Legislature passed the Equal Pay Act in 1945, requiring equal pay for equal work by women and men, females today still make only 82.5 percent of what males earn in the state, according to state Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg.

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June 24, 2015

RELEASE: Treasurer’s Office Of Economic Empowerment Announces Winners Of The “What I Would Do Without The Wage Gap” Essay Contest

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State Treasurer Deb Goldberg and Treasury’s Office of Economic Empowerment today announced the winners of the “What I Would Do Without the Wage Gap?” Essay Contest.

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June 16, 2015

Springfield Republican: More Massachusetts public employees getting paid parental leave

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When Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu was pregnant and traveling around the city, constituents would tell her about the difficulty they faced taking time off work, then returning after they had a baby.

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June 5, 2015

Treasurer’s Office Upgrades to Generous Parental Leave Policy

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The Boston Business Journal // Jessica Bartlett

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June 4, 2015

RELEASE: Treasurer Goldberg Announces 12-Week Paid Parental Leave Policy

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State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg today announced a new policy providing up to 12-weeks of paid parental leave for about 175 eligible employees in the Treasurer’s Office in order to encourage a healthy work-life balance for all employees.

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March 31, 2015

RELEASE: Treasurer Goldberg Announces Statewide Advisory Committee On Wage Equality

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Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg today announced a new statewide, public-private sector advisory committee on wage equality, bringing together best practices from across the state to develop innovative strategies to address the Commonwealth’s wage gap.

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