equal pay

July 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Lavelle, Pugh Continue Fight for Equal Pay

At a press conference at FedEx Field in Landover on Monday, Washington Spirit players Rose Lavelle and Mallory Pugh talked about the famous “equal pay” chant after winning the Women’s World Cup. When asked about the ongoing issue, Lavelle did not mince words. Elise Kellond-Knight of Australia, a defensive midfielder for the Spirit, said that […]

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March 6, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Councilmember Glass Holds Press Conference in Support of Pay Equity

Elected officials are fighting for equal pay in Montgomery County. Councilmember Evan Glass held a press conference to introduce a Bill, the Montgomery County Pay Equity Act. Officials say there is a gap between female and male employees who are in the same grade levels.  Watch the video below for this story:

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December 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Senator Mikulski’s “Summing Up Speech” (VIDEO)

Senator Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in Congressional history, delivered her “summing up speech” today. It was a trip down memory lane for Mikulski, who recalled her roots in Baltimore and the neighborhood cause that changed the direction of her life. “I have served in elected public office for 45 years; more than half […]

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April 16, 2015 | Aline Barros

Woman In Blue: Breaking Barriers on Equal Pay Day

No one else in the family had been a police officer. Montgomery County Captain Laura Lanham and Commander of the 4th District- Wheaton station- said her family was “in shock” when she decided to join the force. “It was working hard every day and always doing my job that got me here,” she said. She […]

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