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Reid Floor Remarks On Pay Equality

“Four years ago today, President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act… the single greatest legislative step to ensure women have every chance to be full, equal participants in the workforce since the Equal Pay Act of 1963.” “It’s simply not fair that any woman working the same hours in the same job should…


Reid Statement On Equal Pay Day

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement on Equal Pay Day, which marks the day to which the average woman has to work to earn what the average man earned last year: “Equal Pay Day is a reminder that our nation’s gender pay gap is still a reality that holds back women professionally…


Senators Decry Supreme Court Ruling In Gender Discrimination Suit Against Wal-Mart

Senators Murray, Mikulski: We Must Continue to Fight to Close the Gender Wage Gap Washington, DC— U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) today released the following statements regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the gender discrimination suit against Wal-Mart.  The senators called the current gender wage gap “unacceptable” and vowed to…