Paycheck Fairness Act http://wrvo.org en Activist says the fight continues for equal pay for women http://wrvo.org/post/activist-says-fight-continues-equal-pay-women <p>When President Barack Obama named the first legislation he signed into law after Lilly Ledbetter, not everyone knew her name. But, the woman who has fought for years for equal pay for women says her cause is something that affects everyone. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 14:07:34 +0000 Catherine Loper 34028 at http://wrvo.org Gillibrand pushes for women and paycheck fairness http://wrvo.org/post/gillibrand-pushes-women-and-paycheck-fairness <p>New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is pushing for the U.S. Senate to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act.</p><p>The proposed legislation would hold employers accountable for pay inequity among women employees. It would also make it easier for workers to pursue back pay and help women negotiate for higher salaries.</p><p> Tue, 22 May 2012 20:30:00 +0000 Catherine Loper 19698 at http://wrvo.org