Fighting for Women's Equality

State lawmakers say new equal-pay protections are working — now they want to expand them

September 19, 2016 | by

The Los Angeles Times covered several equal pay bills considered in the California legislature

“Often employers aren’t consciously trying to pay women less, said Jennifer Reisch, legal director for the San Francisco group Equal Rights Advocates. Reisch attributes much of the wage gap to ‘built-in headwinds for women in the workplace,’ such as unconscious bias against women who become mothers.”

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