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Equal Pay For Equal Work Task Force

Supporters of a bill to create a so-called Montana Paycheck Transparency Act say it will help make sure men and women are paid equally for doing equal work.
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Supporters of a bill to create a so-called Montana Paycheck Transparency Act say it will help make sure men and women are paid equally for doing equal work.

Diane Sands, a Missoula Democrat, introduced Senate Bill 217 Wednesday morning in the state Senate.

Gov. Steve Bullock at an equal pay rally in Helena Monday
Corin Cates-Carney / Montana Public Radio

Democrats held so-called “Equal Pay Rallies” in seven cities across Montana today, trying to help Governor Steve Bullock win re-election. 

Governor Steve Bullock signed an executive August 01, 2016 promoting the work of his Equal Pay for Equal Work Task Force.
Corin Cates-Carney

Governor Steve Bullock signed an executive order today promoting the work of his Equal Pay for Equal Work Task Force. Bullock says his executive order aims to incentivize businesses who promote wage transparency.

Supporters of a bill to create a so-called Montana Paycheck Transparency Act say it will help make sure men and women are paid equally for doing equal work.
seniorliving.org

Montana’s gender pay gap was center stage Tuesday in Bozeman. On average, women in Montana earn 67 percent of what men do. Much of the discussion at the Equal Pay Summit focused on transparency when it comes to wages.

Equal Pay Summit Held In Bozeman

May 2, 2016

Montana ranks near the bottom nationwide for pay equity with women earning 67 percent of what men earn. The third annual Equal Pay Summit being held in Bozeman today and tomorrow kicked off with a discussion on negotiating a higher salary.

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