Why Women Should Care about the President’s Jobs Speech

Next Thursday, September 8, President Barack Obama will give what’s being touted as a major speech that will pressure the so-called debt “super committee” to focus on job creation and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   1 Comments   |   September 02, 2011

AAUW’s Top Policy Adviser Issues Statement on Possible Social Security Cuts

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Maatz, the top policy adviser for the American Association of University Women (AAUW), released the following statement about media reports that the White House, along with congressional leaders from both parties, might consider proposing cuts to Social Security benefits today. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   July 07, 2011

AAUW Profoundly Disappointed in U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Wal-Mart v. Dukes

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is deeply critical of today’s U.S. Supreme Court’s sharply divided decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes. Read more »

AAUW to Call Attention to the Persistent Gender Pay Gap

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host two events in Washington, D.C., and publish a new guide with the latest data on the gender pay gap for Equal Pay Day, the annual observance designed to raise awareness about the issue. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   April 07, 2011

AAUW Stands with the Women of Wal-Mart during U.S. Supreme Court Hearing

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will show on-the-ground support outside the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday, March 29, when the high court hears oral arguments in Wal-Mart v. Dukes. Read more »

AAUW Signs Amicus Brief in Support of the Plaintiffs in Gender Discrimination Suit against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) has signed an amicus “friend of the court” brief in support of the plaintiffs in Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Read more »

AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund Supports Gender Discrimination Suit against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

PRESS RELEASE: The AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund announced today that it is awarding monetary support to the case Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Read more »

President Obama Acknowledges AAUW’s Role in Advocating for Important Bill

PRESS RELEASE: Following today’s disappointing Senate vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act, President Barack Obama personally thanked Lisa Maatz of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), acknowledging AAUW’s leadership role in advocating for the bill. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   November 17, 2010

AAUW Condemns 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 58-41 vote in the U.S. Senate. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   November 17, 2010

AAUW Top Public Policy Adviser Available for Comment on Paycheck Fairness Act

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women’s top public policy adviser, Lisa Maatz, is available to comment on the upcoming U.S. Senate vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   November 15, 2010