(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.
(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.
(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.
Progress Is Mixed, Vermont Frontrunner on Some Measures
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
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.
Issued September 26, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jill M Davies, WBON | 203 919 6393
(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.
(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.