Equal pay

Law partially repealed
7:56 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Equal Pay For Women Took Hit Last Session: Legislator

Rep. Chris Taylor(D-Madison)
Credit wisconsin.gov

A Democrat thinks little progress was made in the last legislative session to bridge the wage gap between men and women.

Representative Chris Taylor from Madison is on the Assembly Committee on Labor. She says the Republican-dominated legislature actively moved against some equal pay provisions...

 

"....but we also say repeals of the equal pay for women where women had access to courts for legal remedies when they weren't paid equally. That really perpetuated unfairness and had nothing to do with creating opportunities..."

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