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UPDATED: Mon., July 29, 2019

U.S. Soccer says women’s team has made more than the men

U.S. Soccer says the players on the World Cup champion women’s national team were paid more than their male counterparts from 2010 through 2018.

UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019

Women’s national soccer team players sue for equal pay

Players for the U.S. women’s national soccer team have filed a federal gender discrimination lawsuit seeking pay equal to that of their male counterparts.

UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018

Washington takes lead in #MeToo campaign against on-the-job harassment

Washington laws take aim at sexual harassment on the job, equal pay and expanded health care coverage for women.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018

Equal pay bill passes Washington House

House passes Gender Pay Equity Act that would give more pay protection for workers.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018

Panel urged to approve workplace protections

Senate committee considers tougher workplace laws.

Charlize Theron tackles equal pay, female action stars and Bond

Charlize Theron has a message to audiences: See female-driven movies, and studios will make more.

100 years ago in Spokane: As men leave to serve in World War I, women fill railroad jobs at home

The notion of “women’s work” was expanding in Spokane, due to a wartime shortage of male workers. “Women have begun replacing men” in the Northern Pacific rail car shots in …

UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017

Equal pay rights for women expanded by Washington House

House approves changes to state’s Equal Pay Act to make it harder for an employer to pay a woman less than a man doing a similar job.

McMorris Rodgers’ Glamour op-ed contradicts voting record on equal pay

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers penned an opinion piece this week for Glamour magazine outlining ways lawmakers could push for gender equality in pay. But the fourth-ranking Republican in the House …

Investigators say former federal prosecutor claiming gender discrimination committed misconduct

Jill Bolton, the former assistant U.S. attorney suing the Justice Department for gender discrimination, committed professional misconduct in obtaining salary information about her coworkers in July 2014, federal investigators ruled.

House passes bill aimed at lowering gender wage gap

OLYMPIA – The Washington House has passed a bill that seeks to reduce the wage gap between men and women and prohibit employers from assigning less favorable employment opportunities to …

Obama: Closing pay gap for women, minorities still a work in progress

President Barack Obama sought to showcase progress on his watch on closing the pay gap for women while keeping up the pressure on business, Congress and individuals to tackle an …

Obama, Senate Dems court women with fair pay bill

President Barack Obama and his allies in the Senate pushed today for a bill that calls for equal pay in the workplace, an election-year effort to merge political appeals to …