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  • The Island Now: Rice, Israel renew calls for equal pay
    Posted in In the News on April 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Equality

    By Noah Manskar After decades of activism and the passage of multiple federal laws, local and national leaders are still advocating for equal pay for equal work. U.S. representatives Steve Israel and Kathleen Rice appeared with leaders of local women’s groups in Manhasset on Thursday to call for the closure of the national gender-based wage gap and declare April 12 “Equal Pay Day.” The fact that women continue to be collectively paid less than men for the same work is not only “immoral” or “unj... Read more