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Scott Walker Campaign Ad Dismisses Equal Pay Protections For Women As ‘More Opportunity To Sue’

Under fire for repealing Wisconsin's Equal Pay Enforcement Act, he has released a new television ad featuring his female lieutenant governor, dismissing the protections as nothing more than "more opportunity to sue." The post Scott Walker Campaign Ad Dismisses Equal Pay Protections For Women As ‘More Opportunity To Sue’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Countries With Best Enforced Equal Pay Practices

Mon April 14, 2014 Countries With Best Enforced Equal Pay Practices By Maggie Freleng The US and other countries are trying to close the pay gap. Some are succeeding more than others.  In 1963, the Equal Pay Act was signed into law in the United States by President Kennedy. Show More Summary

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 Scott Walker (R), in the midst of a national debate about the Republicans' "war on women," quietly repealed the 2009 Equal Pay Enforcement Act, a state version of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay law.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 …

Democratic women challenge Scott Walker on repeal of Wisconsin's Equal Pay Enforcement Act

Former Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk (D) Gov. Scott Walker's alleged reason for repealing Wisconsin's Equal Pay Enforcement Act was that "In the past, lawyers could clog up the legal system." But, in a letter to Walker, formerShow More Summary

The War On Women: Men Need More Money

by Stuart Shapiro Alan posted earlier this week on the Wisconsin repeal of the Equal Pay Enforcement Act.  Why would the Republicans there do such a thing? [Michelle]Goldberg…interviews Republican state senator Glenn Grothman, who was...Show More Summary

Does Mitt Romney Support Equal Pay for Women? 

Apparently, the upcoming recall election is not enough controversy for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. Last Thursday he decided to step it up a notch by also repealing the 2009 Equal Pay Enforcement Act in Wisconsin.

Is Money More Important For Men? Gov. Walker Repeals Equal Pay Act

Liam Day thinks there are deeper issues to pay inequality than Gov. Scott Walker repealing Wisconsin's Equal Pay Enforcement Act.

WI Gov. Walker Signed Three Regressive Bills Just Before Easter Holiday

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed bills limiting access to abortion services and sex education and repealed the Equal Pay Enforcement Act. And he did it just before Easter weekend to avoid getting attention for it. Walker signed...Show More Summary

Wisconsin state senator: Discrimination doesn't exist because women don't want equal pay

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 quietly as possible last week, thinks about workers' and women's rights. Show More Summary

Does Mitt Romney stand with Scott Walker or Wisconsin women?

Let's play another round of stump the candidate. Mitt Romney (Matthew Reichbach) When news leaked out on Friday that Scott Walker signed a new law repealing his state's Equal Pay Enforcement Act, Laura Clawson posed an important question:...Show More Summary

Gov. Scott Walker Repeals Wisconsin Equal Pay Law

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a law Thursday that will repeal the state's Equal Pay Enforcement Act, a 2009 bill that had offered legal avenues to fight wage discrimination. [ more › ]

DNC chair slams Wis. gov. Walker for 'Equal Pay' repeal

The Democratic National Committee chairwoman called out Republican Gov. Scott Walker today for repealing Wisconsin’s Equal Pay Enforcement Act, a law intended to lower the cost for plaintiffs suing employers for pay discrimination. “He tried to quietly repeal the Equal Pay Act. Women aren’t going to stand for...

Yet More Dickery Oozes Out of the Talking Holes of Wisconsin’s Cheesy Republicans [Polidicks]

After the Republican marionette doll named Scott Walker that masquerades as Wisconsin's Governor signed a bill Thursday repealing the state's 2009 Equal Pay Enforcement Act and then disappeared for the weekend to perform at a few horrifying children's birthdays, a lot of Wisconsin's Democrats were understandably disheartened. Show More Summary

What's Mitt Romney going to choose: Scott Walker fandom or equal pay enforcement for women?

Come on, Mitt. Do you support Scott Walker's repeal of the Wisconsin Equal Pay Enforcement Act? (Jim Young/Reuters) The Obama campaign is not cooperating with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's evident hope that little notice would be taken...Show More Summary

Wisconsin Governor Repeals Equal Pay Law

Good luck with women on that recall vote. The Equal Pay Enforcement Act was passed in 2009 and gave workers avenues to pursue complaints about pay discrimination in the workplace and press charges where necessary. The law conferred upon...Show More Summary

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

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 press charges against employers to challenge unfair pay practices, allowing people to plead their case in [...]

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

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 repealing Wisconsin's Equal Pay Enforcement Act. Show More Summary

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