Equal Pay Day Forum

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Attorney General James and PowHer New York co-sponsored a forum on Equal Pay Day to discuss how New York can support women’s equitable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and create long-lasting change to ensure equal pay for women. Other panelists included Beverly Neufeld, President of PowHerNY; Dr. C. Nicole Mason, President and CEO of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research; Leah Rambo, Co-Chair of the National Taskforce on Tradeswomen’s Issues; Seher Khawaja, Senior Attorney for Economic Empowerment at Legal Momentum; and Gloria Middleton, President of Communications Workers of America Local 1180.

For more information on New York State’s equal pay laws, read our Know Your Rights brochure on equal pay. If you or someone you know suspects they are not being paid according to the law, or if you have been asked to reveal your salary or kept from discussing your salary with others, you can contact the Attorney General’s Taskforce for Worker’s Equality at (212) 416-8700 or TaskForceforWorkersEquality@ag.ny.gov