Category Archives: Equal pay

WLP’s Remarks at Today’s Equal Pay Day Rally in Harrisburg

Today is Equal Pay Day, the day of the year that women–on average–have to work to catch up with their white male counterparts’ earnings the previous year. We are in Harrisburg at the State Capitol right now with our partners … Continue reading

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Report: Pennsylvania Women Not On Track for Equal Pay Until 2068

  A baby girl born today will likely never achieve equal pay in her lifetime in 13 states unless we narrow the pay gap with corrective policy, according to a new state-by-state analysis published by the Institute for Women’s Policy … Continue reading

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Warning: PA SB 241 is a Fake Equal Pay Bill

We’ve gone from fake news to fake bills. It’s important that you are aware that SB 241, legislation its supporters tout as an equal pay fix, is absolutely not what it needed. In fact, it would reverse equal pay protections … Continue reading

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Victory: Philadelphia Passes Equal Pay Legislation

Philadelphia City Council unanimously passed equal pay legislation that prohibits employers from asking applicants’ for their wages history, a best-practice formally recommended by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as an “important step” to ensuring equal pay for equal work. … Continue reading

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United State of Women Features Terry L. Fromson

The United State of Women is a movement, initially convened by the White House, taking action on key gender equality issues. Recently, the United State of State of Women profiled national leaders in the fight to close the gender wage … Continue reading

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Equal Pay for Black Women Roundtable at City Hall

Thank you to everyone who attended the roundtable discussion on equal pay co-hosted by Rep. Donna Bullock and the Women’s Law Project, including Rep. Tonyelle Cook-Artis, Rep. Brian Sims, Brenda Shelton-Dunston of the Philadelphia Black Women’s Health Alliance, Samuel Jones of … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: It’s Time to Fix Pennsylvania’s Equal Pay Law

Today, advocates from all over the state including the Women’s Law Project gathered at the Capitol in Harrisburg to call for lawmakers to fix Pennsylvania’s broken equal pay law. Some of the same lawmakers who have been busy trying to … Continue reading

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