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Mikulski Vows to Fight for Paycheck Fairness Act

September 25th, 2014 by WCBC Radio

Last week, after her proposed legislation on the issue was killed-  U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski of Maryland vowed to continue to fight for equal pay for equal work. Senate Republicans filibustered the Paycheck Fairness Act. The legislation failed to overcome a procedural hurdle by a vote of 52 to 40. Senator Mikulski introduced the legislation to help close the wage gap between men and women working equivalent jobs, costing women and their families $434,000 over their careers. Despite this latest setback, Mikulski says she will continue the fight…


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