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Walker plays fast and loose with equal-pay law

It seemed rather remarkable earlier this month when Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), in the midst of a national debate about the Republicans' "war on women," quietly repealed the 2009 Equal Pay Enforcement Act, a state version of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay law. He's apparently …
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Wisconsin state senator: Discrimination doesn't exist because women don't want equal pay

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (3 years ago)

Wisconsin state Sen. Glenn Grothman (left) with Gov. Scott Walker What kind of mind pushes the repeal of Wisconsin's Equal Pay Enforcement Act? We know a fair amount about how Gov. Scott Walker, who signed the repeal into law as qui... Read Post

Scott Walker's signature is the last step to repeal of Wisconsin's Equal Pay Enforcement Act

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (3 years ago)

Wisconsin Republicans probably have to take a backseat to the trans-vaginal ultrasound states in the competition for absolute worst Republicans in the nation, but they're making a play for honorary mention, War on Women category, by... Read Post

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Overturns Law Meant To Prevent Pay Discrimination Against Women

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) quietly signed a bill last night that repeals a law that gave women and others more power to challenge wage discrimination. The Equal Pay Enforcement Act, passed in 2009, gave employers more power to ... Read Post


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