Governor’s Equal Pay Summit To Rally Pay Equity Advocates
Governor’s Equal Pay Summit to rally pay equity advocates
Business leaders, legislators and equal pay supporters from around the state will descend on Baton Rouge on Friday for the Louisiana Women’s Policy and Research Commission’s 2017 Equal Pay Summit.
Shanta Proctor, executive director of Gov. John Bel Edwards’ Office on Women’s Policy, said the event is an opportunity to equip, educate and arm equal pay advocates with the skills to become legislatively engaged. The summit is one of several pushes to rally support for pay equity ahead of the 2017 legislative session.
Sen. JP Morrell, D-New Orleans, has already filed a bill that would extend equal pay protections …