In his budget, Governor Cuomo offered a bold set of proposals to advance women’s rights, building on his leadership on women’s rights and commitment to level the playing field. Unfortunately, some of these proposals are at risk of getting cut from the final budget due to opposition from the New York State Senate.
Last week, ABB launched The Working Woman's Pocket Guide. Over the next few weeks, we’ll break down each section of the guide, starting with sexual harassment. Know Your Rights. Because knowledge is power.
At today’s State of the State Address, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced several legislative proposals to combat sexual harassment in the workplace, several of which follow recommendations A Better Balance proposed during testimony offered last month before the NYC Commission on Human Rights.
ABB co-President Dina Bakst testified at the public hearing and spoke about the devastating consequences sexual harassment can have particularly on low-income women of color and women in non-traditional occupations in New York City.