Legislature Passes Landmark Bill to Dismantle the Gender Wage Gap

Legislation will be the strongest pay equity statute in the nation

 

(BOSTON) – This past weekend, the Massachusetts Legislature passed a measure to help close the gender wage gap. The bill, sponsored by Senator Patricia Jehlen (D-Somerville), prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender in the payment of wages for comparable work unless the variation is based upon an approved mitigating factor, such as seniority or merit. Continue reading Legislature Passes Landmark Bill to Dismantle the Gender Wage Gap

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS TUESDAY, July 26, the 208th day of 2016 with 158 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:30 and sunset is @ 8:11. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter & Mars.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1775 – A postal system was established by the 2nd Continental Congress of the United States. The first Postmaster General was Benjamin Franklin.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

DiDomenico and Colleagues Pass Landmark Bill to Dismantle the Gender Wage Gap

Legislation will be the strongest pay equity statute in the nation

 

(BOSTON) – Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) and his colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature have passed a measure to ensure that men and women receive equitable compensation for comparable work. Continue reading DiDomenico and Colleagues Pass Landmark Bill to Dismantle the Gender Wage Gap

The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week 


Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Richard Nilsson, Janice Delory, Mark Niedergang, Jesse Clingan, Corey Norton, Doti Wedge-Metivier, Robert Leung, Lenny Russell, Darlene DeFrancesco, Joe Szulewski, Tommy O’Connor, Erin Henry, Joshua Goldberg, Happy 90th Birthday to Dick Daley and Happy Birthday to Marisa Tauro!
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