As the Connecticut Permanent Commission on the Status of Women's (PCSW) Events & Special Projects Director, Michelle Noehren leads and directs all agency events, such as public hearings, Women’s Day at the Capitol, Pay Equity Day and Women’s Policy Day. In addition, she is an active part of the PCSW’s legislative team, manages the PCSW website and social media, is the co-chair of the CT Campaign for Paid Family Leave and represents the agency on several coalitons including the CT Campaign for Toxic-Free Kids. In 2013 she was selected as CT’s Most Inspirational Mom by gomom.me and in 2014 she was selected as one of the CT Women's Education & Legal Fund's 40 Women for the Next 40 Years.
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April 5, 2010
Re-posted from Working Mother Magazine's Blog (see link at bottom) National Pay Equity Day will be held on April 20, 2010. While paid sick days are important for all workers, this benefit is even more important to working women and working mothers who typically are the main caregivers of their families while also being most deeply affected by pay inequity. Currently, women in the United States typically make only 80 cents for every dollar a man earns. In Connecticut, that number is even lower at 76 cents. Earning 20 to 30 cents less for every dollar a man makes may not seem like much but over...
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