It is necessary for New York State to continue being a leader on women’s rights issues by enforcing the rights women have in the workplace and educating both workers and employers about these laws.
Last week, ABB co-founder and co-president Dina Bakst testified at a hearing convened by the New York State Department of Labor to study the gender wage gap in New York and hear from advocates about how best to close the gap.
Our testimony focused on proposed legislation that would impose requirements on city agencies to address gender and racial disparities within the municipal workforce.
Today, A Better Balance testified before the New York City Council Committee on Civil Service and Labor in support of six bills known as the “Fair Workweek” package of legislation. These proposals…