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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 PR@nyswomeninc.org.

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Region VIII of NYS Women Inc. met at Shorewood Country Club

Chadwick Bay Chapter hosted the Regional VIII Meeting of New York State Women Inc. on Saturday, April 26th at Shorewood Country Club.
Monday, May 12, 2014/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (1412)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Women's in History Essay Contest

The Richmond County Chapter sponsored a Women's in History Essay Contest with PS 45's 4th grade class.
Friday, April 25, 2014/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (1742)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Pay Equity in New York

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.

Thursday, April 17, 2014/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (2220)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Working Women and New York’s Wage Gap

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.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (2483)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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The NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund, Inc. - 2014 Fellowship Awardees

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

Monday, April 14, 2014/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (316)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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President Obama taking executive action to advance Equal Pay

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.

Monday, April 14, 2014/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (1621)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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2014 FELLOWSHIP AWARDS LUNCHEON

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).
Wednesday, April 9, 2014/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (1574)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NY Women’s Equality Coalition Applauds Assembly’s Passage of Child Care and Family Leave Legislation

March 5, 2014 - The New York Women’s Equality Coalition applauds the Assembly’s passage of new legislation to improve access to child care subsidies and establish paid family leave in New York State.  Led by Assembly Speaker Silver and the Assembly’s Workgroup on Child Care, the Assembly passed the legislation this afternoon. These bills complement the Women’s Equality Act and work in tandem to address the obstacles and challenges faced by New York families.

Friday, March 21, 2014/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (1995)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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The New York State Assembly passed the Women’s Equality Act

The New York State Assembly passed the Women’s Equality Act (A.8070) on January 27, 2014. This was the second year that the Assembly passed this groundbreaking legislation that would help provide the women of New York State with protection from discrimination and injustice. Last year, the Assembly passed the Women’s Equality Act, only to have the State Senate fail to pass the same legislation.

Saturday, March 15, 2014/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (2429)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New Careerist Program

Chapters - do you have a member or potential member who meets the criteria to participate in this program? New York State Women, Inc. New Careerist Competition recognizes the accomplishments of women between the ages of 21 and 32 who have been employed full time for a minimum of one year and maximum of three years in their career area and provides them with professional development skills and opportunities.

Thursday, March 6, 2014/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (1804)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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