The Feminist Majority will not rest until the gender wage gap is closed, but we can’t do it without you. We need your support to keep the momentum going and keep our efforts strong.
Contact your senators today and let them know how you feel about their votes of the Paycheck Fairness Act. Thank your senators if they supported the bill – and if they voted along party lines against equal pay for women, tell them that we will not rest until the gender wage gap is closed.
Exciting news! Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has announced that the Senate will vote on equal pay legislation – the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 84) – as soon as next week.
“Marisa DeFranco is a long-time and very strong advocate for women’s rights, immigrants, and children in foster care. She is a tireless worker and leader on a wide range of issues that advance women’s equality. Marisa is a leader that we need in Congress to advance women’s pay equity, as well as immigration reform, LGBT rights, and social justice issues such as ending sex trafficking.”
“We enthusiastically endorse Maura Healey, a trailblazer for women’s rights, civil rights, and human rights, for Attorney General of Massachusetts.”
During last night’s speech, President Obama maintained his clear intention to move forward – with or without the cooperation of Congress – on issues of paramount importance to women: increasing the minimum wage, curbing the rising costs of college tuition, ensuring equal pay for equal work and allowing paid family leave.