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November 10, 2015

RELEASE: Treasurer Goldberg Hosts Regional Wage Equality Roundtable in Lowell

State Treasurer Deb Goldberg and her statewide Advisory Committee on Wage Equality will host a panel discussion this afternoon at UMass Lowell. They will collaborate with business and thought leaders from across the Merrimack Valley region to explore and develop best practices to close the wage gap.

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November 3, 2015

RELEASE: Treasurer Goldberg Hosts Regional Wage Equality Roundtable in Boston

State Treasurer Deb Goldberg and her statewide Advisory Committee on Wage Equality will host a panel discussion this afternoon at UMass Boston. They will collaborate with business and thought leaders from across the Greater Boston region to explore and develop best practices to close the wage gap.

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September 17, 2015

RELEASE: Treasurer Goldberg Hosts Regional Wage Equality Roundtable In Shrewsbury

State Treasurer Deb Goldberg and her statewide Advisory Committee on Wage Equality will host a panel discussion this afternoon at the UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine campus. They will collaborate with business and thought leaders from across the Greater Worcester region to explore and develop best practices to close the wage gap.

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September 15, 2015

South Coast Today: Treasurer Goldberg: Wage equality 'a family issue'

When will the wage gap be closed in Massachusetts? That's the question Valerie Bassett, executive director of the Women's Fund of Southeastern Massachusetts, posed to an audience at UMass Dartmouth last week.

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July 28, 2015

OP-ED: Closing the gender wage gap

Seventy years after we became the first state to mandate equal pay for comparable work, a significant wage gap persists. Today in Massachusetts, women earn just 82 cents on the dollar. African- American women – 61 cents. Latina women – 50 cents.

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July 20, 2015

RELEASE: Treasurer Goldberg Launches First Regional Wage Equality Roundtable in Springfield

State Treasurer Deb Goldberg and her statewide Advisory Committee on Wage Equality will host a panel discussion this afternoon at the UMass Center-Springfield. They will collaborate with business and thought leaders from across the Springfield region to explore and develop best practices to close the wage gap.

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July 18, 2015

Springfield Republican: Massachusetts Treasurer Deb Goldberg urges public-private partnership to close wage gap between women, men

State Treasurer Deb Goldberg pledged to provide public and private employers with a "tool box" of policies and strategies to fight the persistence of wage inequality in the Bay State – especially among women and minorities.

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July 17, 2015

Daily Hampshire Gazette: Massachusetts Treasurer Deborah Goldberg focuses on wage inequality for women

Though the Massachusetts Legislature passed the Equal Pay Act in 1945, requiring equal pay for equal work by women and men, females today still make only 82.5 percent of what males earn in the state, according to state Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg.

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