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August 26, 2016

Fast Company: 3 Overlooked Reasons Why Gender Equality Is Being Held Back

Ninety-six years ago today, the United States adopted the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, giving women the right to vote.

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August 4, 2016

Boston Globe: Does new law mean real pay equity for women? Not quite

With Massachusetts passing the strongest equal pay law in the country, this means I can finally find out what Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy makes and demand I be paid the same.

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August 4, 2016

PBS: A Massachusetts law is the most promising step yet toward equal pay

Progress toward closing the gender wage gap in the United States looked very promising in the 1980s and ’90s.

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August 2, 2016

The Herald News: Our View: Past time for pay equality

Equal pay for equal work is only fair and, in a little less than two years, it will be the law across the commonwealth.

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August 2, 2016

New York Times: Illegal in Massachusetts: Asking Your Salary in a Job Interview

In a groundbreaking effort to close the wage gap between men and women, Massachusetts has become the first state to bar employers from asking about applicants’ salaries before offering them a job.

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July 10, 2016

Boston Globe: Women more likely than men to face poverty in retirement

During their working years, women tend to earn less than men, and when they retire, they’re more likely to live in poverty.

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June 28, 2016

Boston Globe: Mass. bill to close gender pay gap picks up steam

With House Speaker Robert DeLeo throwing his weight behind passing the pay equity bill, the legislation is gaining momentum with less than five weeks before the formal session ends.

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