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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.

September 27, 2016

Issued September 26, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jill M Davies, WBON  | 203 919 6393

September 2, 2016

(Montpelier) –  A Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Women's Issues will take place Thursday, September 22nd from 12:00 to 1:30 at the Vermont State House in Montpelier.

August 29, 2016

(Montpelier) - Governor Peter Shumlin has reappointed Charlotte Dennett of Cambridge and Kerry Secrest of Brattleboro to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW). Both will serve additional four-year terms.

March 24, 2016

Sent in collaboration with the Vermont Women's History Project of the Vermont Historical Society, March 11, 2016

January 28, 2016
(Montpelier) - This week marks the seventh anniversary of the federal Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.  This was an amendment to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and expanded the statute of limitations for pay discrimination cases. The Act reduced barriers for women to access the justice system for wage gap remedies.
 

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