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Miami-Dade County Commissioners Resolution on Equal Pay

Miami-Dade Florida Board of County Commissioners Resolution to Enact Equal Pay Legislation: The Board of County Commissioners approved a resolution urging the Florida legislature to enact equal pay legislation to address disparities in pay between men and women. The resolution was sponsored by Commissioner Rebecca Sosa and was unanimously adopted and passed on October 3rd, [...]

By | 2017-10-06T09:52:13+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Miami-Dade County Commissioners Resolution on Equal Pay

Women’s Fund Board Chair Janet Altman discusses Equal Pay on WLRN

Read the full article here. Women's Fund Of Miami-Dade Wants To Create Structural Change Around Pay Equity By NADEGE GREEN Women's Fund of Miami will shift its focus to creating pay equity in Miami-Dade. Women in Miami-Dade earn 87 cents for every dollar a man makes. One in five women in Miami-Dade lives in poverty. [...]

By | 2017-08-30T12:08:04+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Women’s Fund Board Chair Janet Altman discusses Equal Pay on WLRN

Mayor Carlos Gimenez Endorses Equal Pay Miami-dade Campaign

MAYOR CARLOS GIMENEZ ENDORSES EQUAL PAY MIAMI-DADE CAMPAIGN Miami-Dade County asks business leaders to make pay equity a priority MIAMI (August 25, 2017)  Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has endorsed the Equal Pay Miami-Dade campaign launched by The Women’s Fund of Miami-Dade in July 2017.  Mayor Gimenez names pay equity as a priority issue for [...]

By | 2017-08-26T08:44:58+00:00 August 26th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Mayor Carlos Gimenez Endorses Equal Pay Miami-dade Campaign

Carlos A. Gimenez, Mayor of Miami-Dade

Please read below the full text of Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez endorsement of the Women's Fund Pay Equity Movement. CARLOS A. GIMENEZ, MAYOR Office of the Mayor, Miami-Dade County, Florida August 23, 2017 Dear Miami-Dade Business Leaders: Since I took office, I have listened and learned about the importance of pay equity and promoting equality in [...]

By | 2017-08-25T10:46:30+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Carlos A. Gimenez, Mayor of Miami-Dade

The New Tropic – Equal Pay Miami-Dade

Women in Miami make 87 cents for every dollar a man makes. Fight back. The New Tropic - POSTED ON AUGUST 14, 2017 AT 8:07 PM. WRITTEN BY CAITIE SWITALSKI Today the average woman with a graduate degree makes 87 cents for every dollar a man makes despite a decades-long quest for equal pay. One in every five women [...]

By | 2017-08-15T12:23:48+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The New Tropic – Equal Pay Miami-Dade

Your South Florida – Equal Pay for Equal Work

Women are the primary breadwinners in almost two-thirds of U.S. households, yet gender pay inequality sees them earning .78 for every dollar a man earns. Hoping to close this wage gap, Women’s Fund Miami-Dade has launched a new campaign – “Equal Pay Miami-Dade”. Women’s Fund Board Chair Janet Altman joins us to explain how this [...]

By | 2017-07-29T11:27:16+00:00 July 29th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Your South Florida – Equal Pay for Equal Work

The Women’s Fund Miami-Dade launches Equal Pay Miami-Dade

By Debbie Korge, Executive Director, The Women's Fund Miami-Dade Dear Friends, We hope this message finds you and your loved ones in good health and enjoying your summer! I am pleased share the news with you, our long-time supporters, about The Women’s Fund’s new campaign:Equal Pay Miami-Dade. Because you have been an integral part of our [...]

By | 2017-07-17T11:14:39+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The Women’s Fund Miami-Dade launches Equal Pay Miami-Dade

Pay women equally, and we will cut poverty in half in Miami-Dade

By Janet Kyle Altman, Board Chair, The Women's Fund Miami-Dade JAltman@kaufmanrossin.com More than 20 percent of women in Miami-Dade County live in poverty. That’s more than a quarter million women. Many of them are single, working mothers, struggling to put food on the table for their families. That’s not acceptable. You know these women: the janitor [...]

By | 2017-07-17T11:15:46+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Pay women equally, and we will cut poverty in half in Miami-Dade

The Women’s Fund Supports Opportunity for Women Through Equal Pay

By Shelley Jacoby For 13 years, Florida has earned a D+ grade on the status of poverty and opportunity for women, which is why the Women’s Fund is dedicated to improving lives by lending our support to equal pay for women. The fact that one in every five women in Miami-Dade County lives in poverty [...]

By | 2017-07-17T11:15:58+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Women’s Fund Supports Opportunity for Women Through Equal Pay