Women's Equality Act http://waer.org en Senator Gillibrand Champions Equal Pay for Women and Minimum Wage Hike http://waer.org/post/senator-gillibrand-champions-equal-pay-women-and-minimum-wage-hike <div>Women might be the key in passing an increase to the federal minimum wage – or at least that’s how New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is trying to frame the wage legislation to her congressional colleagues. &nbsp;</div><div>She highlighted the issue Tuesday on “Equal Pay Day,” the date to which women would have to work to match the pay men got for the same job last calendar year. &nbsp;</div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The current pay gap between the sexes stands at about 14% - women on average make $0.77 cents for every dollar earned by men. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 23:02:52 +0000 Hannah Warren & Chris Bolt 16608 at http://waer.org Senator Gillibrand Champions Equal Pay for Women and Minimum Wage Hike Mayor Miner and Local Supporters Rally Behind Governor's Women's Equality Acts http://waer.org/post/mayor-miner-and-local-supporters-rally-behind-governors-womens-equality-acts <p></p><p>Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner is joining forces with local Women’s Rights and Health supporters to call on the State Legislature to pass the Women’s Equality Act.&nbsp; The Mayor gathered with advocates today at the Harriett-May-Mills House in Syracuse to help push the bill along before the legislative session ends.&nbsp;&nbsp; Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:26:19 +0000 John Smith & Max Brady & Valerie Crowder 3753 at http://waer.org Mayor Miner and Local Supporters Rally Behind Governor's Women's Equality Acts