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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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President Obama taking executive action to advance Equal Pay

Author: Communications Committee/Monday, April 14, 2014/Categories: General

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.

Read the President's Executive Order preventing federal contract employers from retaliating against wage disclosure, and his Memorandum instructing the Labor Secretary to collect more transparent wage information.

Every Day an Equal Pay Day

Today, President Obama asked Labor Secretary Tom Perez to join him in solving a problem that should have been solved long ago.

Read more of Secretary Perez's Blog


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