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.


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


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


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


Boston Globe: Equal pay bill takes another step toward passing


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


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


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


Worcester Telegram: Women in construction continue to face challenges


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


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


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


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


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