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December 11, 2017

(Montpelier) – Governor Phil Scott has appointed Mary Daly of Peacham to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW), the state’s non-partisan commission working to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls.

November 14, 2017

(Montpelier) – The Vermont Republican Party has appointed Deborah T. Bucknam, Esq. of Walden to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women.  Ms. Bucknam will serve the remaining 2 years of Susie Hudson’s 4-year term.

September 11, 2017

(Montpelier) – Governor Phil Scott has appointed Lisa Senecal to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW), the state’s non-partisan commission working to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls.

July 18, 2017

Issued 7/18/17

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Marybeth Christie Redmond of Essex and Emilie Kornheiser of Brattleboro Appointed to State Women’s Commission

July 12, 2017

(Montpelier) – The sixteen appointed members of the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW) have re-elected Marcia Merrill of Jericho to serve a 5th term as Chair. Ms. Merrill has served in this leadership role since 2006.

May 8, 2017

(Montpelier) – A law just passed in Vermont that will provide protections for employees experiencing healthy, uncomplicated pregnancies who need workplace accommodations such as having access to water, access to a chair, longer or more frequent restroom breaks, or avoiding heavy lifting.

April 27, 2017

Issued 4/27/17
(Montpelier) – The Vermont Commission on Women (VCW) recently announced the addition of the Vermont Early Childhood Alliance and Let's Grow Kids to its Advisory Council.  The Council is made up of organizations whose interests align with the Commission’s mission to advance rights and opportunities for Vermont women and girls.

April 4, 2017

 

Progress Is Mixed, Vermont Frontrunner on Some Measures

March 24, 2017

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RESCHEDULED Women’s History Month Event:
Women of the Counterculture Movement in 1970s Vermont
Wednesday, March 22nd 6:00 -7:30 p.m.
Vermont History Center, 60 Washington Street, Barre

January 26, 2017

100 Equal Pay Compact signers! Sparkler image
The Vermont Commission on Women’s Equal Pay Compact, a voluntary online pledge enabling Vermont-based employers to learn more about and to indicate a commitment to closing the gender wage gap, just celebrated an important milestone: the 100th employer to sign on.

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