Democratic Congresswomen Put Forth ‘Long Overdue’ Legislation Demanding Fair Pay for Women

Jan 30, 2019 - Fortune

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined several Democratic Congressional leaders on Wednesday to announce that they are reintroducing the Paycheck Fairness Act. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, a U.S. House Representative from Connecticut, and Senator Patty Murray, who represents the state of Washington, introduced the legislation meant to bolster equal pay protections for women and strengthen the Equal Pay Act of 1963. Rep. DeLauro called the legislation “long overdue.”

The Paycheck Fairness Act...