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We are a non-profit state federation. Our membership includes women and men of every age, race, religion, political party and socio-economic background. We are a leading advocate on work-life balance and workplace equity issues.

In this section, you will read recent news releases and advocacy concerns as well as view our opinion editorials and letters to the editor. Members of the press who are writing about issues of concern to working women are encouraged to contact our Communications Committee at [email protected].

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Nanaine Iengo-Blomstrom was the 2014 NYS Women Inc Career Recognition Candidate.
Christine Delisa was the 2014 NYSW Political Development Candidate.
There were a number of awards presented at the Treasuring Our Members Luncheon on Saturday May 31st.
Chadwick Bay Chapter hosted the Regional VIII Meeting of New York State Women Inc. on Saturday, April 26th at Shorewood Country Club.
The Richmond County Chapter sponsored a Women's in History Essay Contest with PS 45's 4th grade class.

For those that aren’t familiar, pay equity is the term that has been coined for helping to ensure that women are paid the same as their male counterparts for equal work.

In New York, on average, a woman working full time is paid $40,584 per year, while a man working full time is paid $49,174 per year. This creates a wage gap of $8,590 between full-time working men and women in the state.

The NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund, Inc. is pleased to announce its 2014 Fellowship Awardees.

Today, in recognition of National Equal Pay Day, the President signed two executive actions to prevent workplace discrimination and empower workers to be more informed in pay negotiations.

The Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund 2014 Fellowship Awards Luncheon will be held at noon on Saturday, May 3rd 2014, at the Best Western Sovereign Hotel (1228 Western Avenue, Albany, New York 12203, telephone (518) 489-2981).