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Our view: In Salem, both parties found way to support pay equity - Editorials

Oregon is setting a national example for ensuring that employees are paid equally for performing equal work.

In doing so, Oregon also has shown how Democrats and Republicans can work together. 40 more words

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Editorial: Pay equity bill sets standard other states should follow

Lawmakers set aside their ideologies

Oregon is setting a national example for ensuring employees are paid equally for performing equal work.

In doing so, Oregon also has shown how Democrats and Republicans can work together. 38 more words

Oregon Legislature

Equal pay for equal work | Opinion

Oregon bill targets a stubborn wage gap

Oregon is on the verge of enacting a stricter equal pay law barring employers from paying employees less than co-workers doing the same work because of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability or age. 9 more words

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'Oregon Equal Pay Act' passes House and Senate, reaches governor's desk

The House Bill known as the Oregon Equal Pay Act is now on Gov. Kate Brown’s desk awaiting her signature.It states that employers can’t pay someone less based on a number of things including gender, race or veteran status. 14 more words

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The Best Argument for Paid Maternity Leave and Equal Pay? The Economy.

Few women go into motherhood to make a profit, and the financial penalties associated with becoming a mother in the U.S. are increasingly obvious. Recently, the National Women’s Law Center  1,036 more words

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Oregon Equal Pay Bill Likely To Become Law Next Week

Oregon lawmakers have signed off on a measure to ensure women will be paid the same as men.

The Oregon House approved the bill Monday. 13 more words

Oregon Legislature

California May Ban Employers From Asking About Prior Salary

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California could further strengthen its equal pay protections under a bill passed by state lawmakers.

The state Assembly voted Monday to prohibit employers from asking applicants what they were paid at previous jobs. 111 more words

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