about the equal pay coalition

The Equal Pay Coalition was founded by the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Organization for Women (Mass NOW), the Women’s Bar Association (WBA) and the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women with the mission of passing the Equal Pay Bill.

IN THE NEWS

Bill de Blasio Just Banned City Agencies From Asking Job Applicants About Salary History

Bill de Blasio Just Banned City Agencies From Asking Job Applicants About Salary History In August, New York City public advocate Letitia James introduced legislation that would make it illegal for companies to ask prospective employees about their salary histories during the interview process. Today, in a gesture that will affect thousands of incoming city […]

JD Supra: New Jersey Bill Seeks to Prevent Employers from Obtaining and Using Applicant Salary History

JD Supra: New Jersey Bill Seeks to Prevent Employers from Obtaining and Using Applicant Salary History

National Women’s Law Center: A Big Win for Equal Pay and Fair Treatment on the Job

National Women’s Law Center: A Big Win for Equal Pay and Fair Treatment on the Job

EEOC to Collect Summary Pay Data

EEOC to Collect Summary Pay Data

National Law Review: Banning Salary History Questions, Subway Restaurant Partners with DOL, Non-Competes: Employment Law This Week – August 15, 2016 [VIDEO]

National Law Review: Banning Salary History Questions, Subway Restaurant Partners with DOL, Non-Competes: Employment Law This Week – August 15, 2016 [VIDEO]

NYTimes: Women Need Equal Opportunities for Job Advancement

NYTimes: Women Need Equal Opportunities for Job Advancement 

ComputerWorld: New law in Mass. attempts to raise IT pay for women

New law in Mass. attempts to raise IT pay for women

NBCNEWS: New Massachusetts Law Promises Pay Equality to Close the Gender Wage Gap

New Massachusetts Law Promises Pay Equality to Close the Gender Wage Gap

Bostonomix: To Close The Wage Gap, Boston Hopes Salary Negotiation Workshops Will Create A Culture Shift

Bostonomix: To Close The Wage Gap, Boston Hopes Salary Negotiation Workshops Will Create A Culture Shift

ThinkProgress: Congresswoman Will Introduce First-Ever Bill To Get Rid Of Salary Histories

Congresswoman Will Introduce First-Ever Bill To Get Rid Of Salary Histories

The Atlantic: A Step Toward Equal Pay for Men and Women

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/08/gender-wage-gap-massachusetts/494045/

The Guardian: Massachusetts to adopt equal pay law to break pattern of unfair pay for women

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/aug/02/massachusetts-equal-pay-law-women-salary-history

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

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

Media Advisory

Contact: Massachusetts Equal Pay Coalition MEDIA ADVISORY HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SCHEDULED TO VOTE ON PAY EQUITY LEGISLATION THIS THURSDAY BOSTON – The Massachusetts House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on S.2119, An Act to Establish Pay Equity, on Thursday, July 14th. The bill passed the Senate unanimously at the end of January. Pending changes […]

Boston Globe: Pay equity bill a long time coming, but may soon be here

http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2016/07/12/pay-equity-bill-long-time-coming-but-its-day-may-soon-here/U13wePUummVUkQVuEqVuRL/story.html?event=event25

Boston Globe: Equal pay bill takes another step toward passing

http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2016/07/12/equal-pay-bill-takes-another-step-toward-passing/kpFWhWiCaZSQRlO4QyW7FP/story.html

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

https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2016/06/28/pay-equity-bill-picks-momentum/bDj5d08PHE7fnebvqKXrAK/story.html

Worcester Business Journal: Wage gap costs Mass. women $11B a year

http://www.wbjournal.com/article/20160411/NEWS01/160419999/1002

Boston Globe: The gender wage gap does exist in Mass.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2016/04/11/women-make-less-than-men-each-year-average/BlOYBM4m5Q02eLKbbS5C3I/story.html

Worcester Telegram: Women in construction continue to face challenges

http://www.telegram.com/article/20160417/NEWS/160419389

Daily Free Press: Mayor Walsh commits to closing gender wage gap

Mayor Walsh commits to closing gender wage gap

Jackson Lewis: Massachusetts Moves Closer to Toughening Pay Equity Requirements

http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=d5b7e6a9-8ee2-4302-be7f-9a35f5de97af

Framingham Patch: Sen. Spilka Advocating For Women’s Issues: Gender Equity, Paid Family Leave

http://patch.com/massachusetts/framingham/sen-spilka-advocating-womens-issues-gender-equity-paid-family-leave-0

Belmont Citizen-Herald: Massachusetts Senate passes bill to close gender wage gap

2/1/16: http://belmont.wickedlocal.com/article/20160201/NEWS/160209652

Rainbow Times: Mass. Senate Passes Pay Equity Bill, State Treasurer Goldberg Support, Other Reactions

1/28/16: http://www.therainbowtimesmass.com/2016/01/28/mass-senate-passes-pay-equity-bill-state-treasurer-goldberg-support-reactions/

Boston Globe: State senate unanimously passes pay equity bill

1/28/16: http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2016/01/28/state-senate-unanimously-passes-pay-equity-bill/yte6E9F3Zh5OGbwtPVxUBN/story.html

Framingham Patch: Sen. Spilka’s Pay Equity Legislation Passes in Senate

1/28/16: http://patch.com/massachusetts/framingham/sen-spilkas-pay-equity-legislation-passes-senate-0

Boston Globe: Boston chamber throws its support behind pay equity bill

1/27/16: https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2016/01/27/boston-chamber-throws-its-support-behind-pay-equity-bill/sQBArNiTaNMlrCGoQVdvvL/story.html

Rainbow Times: Bill: Mass. Lawmakers Push for Pay Equity for Women

http://www.therainbowtimesmass.com/2015/07/09/bill-mass-lawmakers-push-for-pay-equity-for-women/

UMass Media: New Bill Filed With MA Legislature Targets Gender Wage Gap

http://www.umassmedia.com/news/new-bill-filed-with-ma-legislature-targets-gender-wage-gap/article_b32a2fb8-c16a-11e4-a66b-3f6ff77d1f9d.html

WRKO: Equal Pay Bill

Find the WRKO interview with Katie Donovan of Equal Pay Negotiations talking about the equal pay bill here: http://media.wrko.com/a/102381556/katie-donovan-equal-pay-negotiations-discusses-gender-wage-gap.htm

Boston Globe: Bill aims to close the gender wage gap

http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2015/02/22/bill-aims-close-gender-wage-gap/eAX5j5HxHZU9h14orWLXJJ/story.html