Friday, February 8, 2008

Helping Women Achieve Financial Security

How can I improve my pay, working conditions and benefits like flextime and health insurance?

Collective bargaining(union) resources:

Education Minnesota
Statewide organization for teachers and related professions.

Minneapolis Federation of Teachers
Agent for teachers of Minneapolis Special School District #1.

Minnesota Nurses Association
Represents nurses and nursing assistants in 13 districts statewide.

Service Employees International Union
Statewide and local representation for hotel, restaurant, and other service workers.

Third District Nurses
A grassroots arm of MN Nurses Association. Professional development opportunities and other needs of all registered nurses within Anoka, Carver, Hennepin and Scott counties of Minnesota.

What can I do if I think I’m being discriminated against?

American Association of University Women
AAUW is the largest funder of sex discrimination lawsuits in the world. There are 37 AAUW branches in Minnesota.

Les Soeurs
Support and information specific to discrimination in employment. Statewide.

Pay Equity Coalition of Minnesota
Information on enforcement of the State Government Pay Equity Act of 1982 and the Local Government Pay Equity Act of 1984. Statewide.

Workplace Justice
General information on workplace rights and responsibilities, support group, and problem-solving for workplace difficulties such as discrimination, harassment, and other forms of abuse. Twin Cities metro area.

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