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Here’s how Colorado Democrats aim to close the gender pay gap, starting with more wage transparency

When Joyce Sterling, a law professor at the University of Denver, studied pay discrepancies among lawyers in the 1990s, she quickly learned there was a big pay gap between men and women with the same skill set. A key finding? “Women don’t always know they’re paid less,” she said. More than a decade later, she […]

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Opinion: Equal pay for equal work — make it happen now

There is a bill under consideration in the Colorado legislature that is not getting the attention it deserves. Senate Bill 19-085, the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, sponsored by Sens. Jessie Danielson and Brittany Pettersen and Reps. Janet Buckner and Serena Gonzalez-Gutierrez, puts forth the simple proposition that women in Colorado continue to systemically […]