Saturday, March 20, 2010

Equal Pay Day Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Equal Pay Day is recognized annually by pay equity advocates around the country. In many communities in Minnesota and in the United States, equal pay day events take place to call attention to the wage gap between full time, year round, working women and men which is about $.22 (men earning more). Additionally it takes women about 15 months to earn as much as men do in 12 months, so creative events such as "unhappy hours" occur in mid-April. Check out Minnesota Business Women's 'unhappy hour' on April 30, 2010, 5:00-6:30 p.m. -- sponsored by Rich Chicks. The event takes place at the Crowne Plaza North in Brooklyn Center. The website is:

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

U.S. Senate Hearing Paycheck Fairness

There will be a full U.S. Senate committee hearing -- 'A Fair Share for All: Pay Equity in the New American Workplace' March 11th at 10:00 e.s.t.

You should be able to view the hearing of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pension Committee at:

If this doesn't work goto:
-- and look for the appropriate hearing.