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

AAUW Top Policy Adviser Available for Comment on New White House Report

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women’s top public policy adviser, Lisa Maatz, is available to comment on the new White House report on women and the economy, as well as other matters related to pay equity. Read more »

AAUW Top Policy Adviser Available for Comment on GAO Wage Gap Report

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW’s top public policy adviser, Lisa Maatz, is available to comment on the Government Accountability Office’s new report, New Evidence on the Gender Pay Gap for Women and Mothers in Management, as well as other matters related to pay equity. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   September 28, 2010

AAUW Top Policy Adviser Available for Comment on Paycheck Fairness Act

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW’s top public policy adviser Lisa Maatz is available to comment on the Paycheck Fairness Act, an important piece of legislation that is likely to be voted on by the Senate as early as next week. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   September 17, 2010

AAUW Top Policy Adviser Available for Reaction to New Gender Pay Gap Numbers

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW’s top public policy adviser, Lisa Maatz, is available for comment on the new Census figures, which will be released tomorrow, that show a narrowing gender wage gap. Read more »

AAUW Supports Recommendations from White House Middle-Class Task Force

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW strongly supports the recommendations unveiled today by the Vice President’s White House Middle-Class Task Force and the White House Council on Women and Girls. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   July 20, 2010

AAUW Pushes Senate to Update Landmark Equal Pay Act

PRESS RELEASE: Polling data released today by the Paycheck Fairness Act Coalition, of which AAUW is a key leader, shows strong support for a “new law that would provide women more tools to get fair pay in the workplace.” Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   June 09, 2010

Annual Equal Pay Day Ranking, Companion Fact Sheets Shed Light on Wage Gap

PRESS RELEASE: To commemorate Equal Pay Day, observed this year on April 20, 2010, AAUW has released a new state-by-state ranking of the pay gap and has collaborated with the National Partnership for Women & Families to produce fact sheets that illustrate the human cost of wage discrimination. Read more »