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We are a non-profit state federation. Our membership includes women and men of every age, race, religion, political party and socio-economic background. We are a leading advocate on work-life balance and workplace equity issues.

In this section, you will read recent news releases and advocacy concerns as well as view our opinion editorials and letters to the editor. Members of the press who are writing about issues of concern to working women are encouraged to contact our Public Relations Chair at PR@nyswomeninc.org.

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Women’s Day at the NYS Fair - Sept 2nd

Women’s Day at the Fair is an opportunity for members of NYS Women, Inc. to network and share our mission. The days luncheon  speaker is US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

Monday, May 18, 2015/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (29)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NIKE RFP - Due May 30th

NYS Women has a RFP for production of its quarterly newsletter - NIKE. Submissions are due by May 30th.

NIKE RFP PDF

Thursday, May 07, 2015/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (32)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund, Inc. announces its 2015 Fellowship Awardees

Since June 1989, the NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund, Inc. a 501 (c) (3) corporation has awarded 146 Fellowships ranging from $1000 to $1500 each to women enrolled in graduate study at New York State Colleges and Universities.

Friday, April 10, 2015/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (232)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Annual State Conference

The 6th Annual NYS Women Inc Conference is scheduled for May 29-31, 2015 in Buffalo NY. Learn our accomplishments for this year and goals for next year. You’ll become re-vitalized; when you return to your chapter, plan on accomplishing great things!

Thursday, April 09, 2015/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (144)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Equal Pay Day - April 14, 2015

This is the symbolic day in 2015 when women’s salaries catch up to men’s earnings from 2014.

Monday, April 06, 2015/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (104)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Categories: Politics

2015 Equal Pay Focus

This year we are focused on passing the equal pay portion of the Women’s Equality Act which is coming up for a vote as early as the week of April 20! A separate bill –A6075/S1 – was introduced by Assembly member Michele Titus in March.

Thursday, April 02, 2015/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (107)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New Data On Just How Bad The Gender Pay Gap Is

Earlier this week on the The Daily Show, Jon Stewart cited a new study from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) that predicts women won’t reach pay parity with men until 2058.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (50)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Categories: Politics
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WEC Celebrates Assembly’s Action to Address Human Trafficking in NYS

Assembly’s anti-trafficking justice and prevention package offers real reform and victim relief

Friday, March 20, 2015/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (143)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Assembly ready to consider stand-alone WEA bills

The state Assembly is poised to take up several of the individual components of the Women’s Equality Agenda as separate bills, ending a two-year impasse caused by a controversial reproductive rights plank.

Sunday, March 15, 2015/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (94)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Governor Cuomo Launches "Enough is Enough" Campaign

Governor Cuomo Launches "Enough is Enough" Campaign to Combat Sexual Assault on College and University Campuses.

Thursday, March 05, 2015/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (128)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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