Spectrum News: 5 professors sue Vassar College, alleging gender-based pay disparity

September 19. 2023

ERA’s Jessica Ramey Stender was interviewed by Poughkeepsie’s local Spectrum News about our lawsuit against Vassar College over gender pay discrimination.

“The ability to pay for basic necessities, put away for retirement, etc., really impacts the ability of women to achieve economic security and care for their families,” Stender said.

“Research clearly shows that in places of employment where employers are committed to pay equity and other forms of anti-discrimination … their employees are more committed and turnover is reduced,” she said. “And employees, as well as … customers or clients, are happier.”

Watch the interview, or read the story, here.



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