DFL is pushing economic equality for women

Article by: Baird Helgeson, Star Tribune House DFLers are making a final push for a measure designed to close the general pay gap and strengthen workplace protections for women in Minnesota. The measure expands family leave and provides accommodations for pregnant and nursing employees. It would expand access to affordable child care and take several steps to reduce the gender pay gap, such as better enforcement of equal pay laws for state contractors.   Read More...