FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Governor's Press Office Thursday, January 27, 2022 (916) 445-4571 California Signs Equal Pay Pledge, Highlights Investments and Actions to Advance Pay and Gender Read More
Equal Pay Day Proclamation for March 15th, 2022
Equal Pay Day Proclamation for AAUW (your branch) March 15, 2022 WHEREAS, 59 years after the passage of the Equal Pay Act, women, especially minority women, continue to suffer the consequences of Read More
Childcare: An Overdue and Critical Investment
By Shelley Mitchell and Ginny Hatfield AAUW California Public Policy Committee “It’s past time that we treat childcare as what it is – an element whose contribution to economic growth is as Read More
A Symbolic Date
Equal Pay Day denotes how far into the new year women must work to be paid what men were paid the previous year. Started by the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) in 1996, the goal was to raise Read More
Equal Pay Day
HIGHLIGHTING THE PAY GAP AAUW is committed to supporting “fairness in compensation, equitable access and advancement in employment, and vigorous enforcement of employment antidiscrimination Read More
Make Equal Pay Day a Day of Action
Draw Attention to Equal Pay Day! Here are some ideas: Collaborate with other like-minded organizations and organize a program open to the public. Invite local community leaders; local Read More
Equal Pay ….Not yet!
March 31, 2020, marked Equal Pay Day. Far from a celebration, this day represents how far women, on average, had to work into 2020 to match what men earned in 2019. Nationally, women working Read More
You’ve Come a Long Way Baby … But You’re Not There Yet!
Ginny Hatfield, AAUW-CA Public Policy Committee Perhaps many of you will recall the Virginia Slims advertising slogan from the late 60s, “You’ve come a long way, Baby.” This slogan aptly fits Read More