Sent in collaboration with the Vermont Women's History Project of the Vermont Historical Society, March 11, 2016
Change The Story VT (CTS), a multi-year initiative fueled by the Vermont Women’s Fund, the Vermont Commission on Women, and Vermont Works for Women, has released the first of a series of briefs called “Women, Work and Wages in Vermont”. Much of this data is not regularly collected or published.
(Montpelier) – Rep. Shap Smith, Speaker of the Vermont House has appointed Cathy Frey of Barre to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women.
WHAT: THE VERMONT WOMEN’S ECONOMIC SECURITY SUMMIT
Presented by the Vermont Commission on Women & the Vermont Women’s Legislative Caucus
WHERE: Vermont State House in Montpelier
WHEN: This Thursday, October 8th from 9:00 – 3:30.
Grant Will Fund State Feasibility Study for Paid Family and Medical Leave
Release Date: 9/1/15
(Montpelier) – The Vermont Commission on Women (VCW) is a non-partisan state agency advancing rights and opportunities for women and girls. Sixteen volunteer commissioners and representatives from organizations concerned with women’s issues guide VCW’s public education, coalition building, and advocacy efforts. Commissioners are appointed by various appointing authorities to serve four-year terms.
Vermont Commission on Women and Main Street Alliance of Vermont will host a series of free community forums across the state this fall focusing on long-term paid family and medical leave. These forums examine the possibility of developing and implementing a state-run Temporary Disability and Caregiver Insurance (TDCI) Program in our state as a funding mechanism for leave.
MONTPELIER – Gov. Peter Shumlin has appointed Colin Ryan of Burlington to the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW).