AAUW Leads Rally to Push Congress for “Wal-Mart Fix”

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will lead a rally at the Supreme Court tomorrow to support legislation that would undo much of the damage done to women’s and workers’ rights after the court’s disappointing decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes one year ago. Read more »

AAUW Criticizes Today’s Procedural Defeat of the Paycheck Fairness Act

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) sharply criticized today’s procedural defeat of the Paycheck Fairness Act by a 52-47 vote in the U.S. Senate. Read more »

AAUW Issues Statement about Today’s House Vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) released the following statement from Lisa Maatz, director of public policy and government relations, on today’s House of Representatives vote (233-180) on the Paycheck Fairness Act. Read more »

AAUW Urges Swift Senate Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act at May 23 Press Conference

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will join members of Congress and other proponents of the Paycheck Fairness Act at a Wednesday press conference to rally support for legislation that would finally put teeth in the Equal Pay Act of 1963. Read more »

AAUW Top Policy Adviser Available for Comment on White House Report

PRESS RELEASE: The White House is set to release a progress report on the Obama Administration’s equal pay enforcement efforts. Read more »

AAUW Releases State-By-State Rankings for Equal Pay Day

PRESS RELEASE: With the release of The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) unveiled new state-by-state equal pay rankings. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   April 10, 2012

Rural Women and Girls Take the Spotlight at the U.N.

This week, at the 56th U.N. Commission on the Status of Women, the challenges, hopes, strengths, and resilience of the world’s rural women are taking center stage. This year’s priority […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   1 Comments   |   March 08, 2012

Student Health Plans Should Cover Contraception Too

Women’s health advocates have commended President Obama’s recent decision to require nearly all employers to cover contraceptive services under their health insurance plans. Although it is facing criticism from religious […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   February 02, 2012

Amanda’s Experience of $tarting $mart

Attending a $tart $mart salary negotiation workshop at the University of Texas, Tyler, gave recent college graduate Amanda the knowledge and skills she needed to prevent herself from losing more […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   1 Comments   |   November 04, 2011

AAUW Top Policy Adviser to Speak on New Government Accountability Office Report

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW Director of Public Policy and Government Relations Lisa Maatz will join Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) at a Joint Economic Committee press conference on Thursday, November 3, at 12:15 p.m. to discuss the gender pay gap among low-wage and less-educated workers. Read more »