PRESS CONFERENCE TODAY MARKS 50 YEARS OF EQUAL PAY ACT
NEW HAVEN -- Despite becoming law 50 years ago, equal pay for women remains elusive. U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, a chief proponent of the Paycheck Fairness Act, will join the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women's Teresa Younger and Allison Schieffelin Walker, a former securities trader who successfully sued Morgan Stanley for $12 million for pay discrimination, at a press conference in New Haven today.
WHERE: Community Foundation of New Haven, 70 Audubon St., New Haven, CT
WHEN: Today, Monday, June 10 at 1:30 p.m.
WHY: To call attention to the continued injustice and economic disincentive of gender-based wage discrimination, and to examine how this wage gap affects the economy.
WHO: U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro
Teresa Younger, PCSW
Allison Schieffelin Walker, former Wall Street executive
Background on Walker's lawsuit: http://www.nytimes.com/1999/07/29/business/morgan-stanley-is-target-sex-bias-inquiry.html?src=pm
CONTACT: Christine Palm, Communications Director, PCSW at 860/836-2145
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