Monthly Archives: April 2011

Branch Well Represented at NYS Convention!

Front (center) Lynn Schwabenthal, Jefferson County Branch LAF Chair; Back row left to right:  Eileen Hartmann, President NYS AAUW; Carolyn Garfein, AAUW Association President; Karen Carr, President Jefferson County Branch AAUW; Lisa Clark, NYS Educational Opportunities Fund VP; Doris McLallen, NYS … Continue reading

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Branch President Accepts Recognition

  Karen Carr, President Jefferson County Branch AAUW, accepting recognition for the Branch donation to the Education Opportunities Fund named in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Jefferson Community College and College President Carole McCoy.  Also pictured:  Eileen Hartmann, President … Continue reading

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Branch Represented on Panel Discussion at NYS Convention

Photographed left to right: Doris McLallen, Barbara Gaston, Melissa Guardaro. This year’s New York State AAUW convention was held at the Glen Cove Mansion April 15-17, 2011.  This lovely manor house from the era of “The Great Gatsby” was the … Continue reading

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Next Steps for Equal Pay

We Observed Equal Pay Day — Now What? A conference call with representatives of the White House, AAUW, and the ACLU This Thursday, April 21 at 2:30 pm EDT (please adjust for your time zone), AAUW will host a conference … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting Set For May – Bring a Friend!

May 2011 flyer annual meeting The Annual Meeting of the Jefferson County Branch is set for May 9th at the Lake Ontario Playhouse in Sackets Harbor, NY. This is a great opportunity to learn more about our chapter and socialize … Continue reading

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Today is Annual Gender Pay Gap Day

Written by:  Mary Hungerford Nearly 50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law, making it illegal for employers to pay unequal wages to men and women who hold the same jobs and perform the … Continue reading

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Women’s Wages Still Lag, Submitted by: Kathleen Murphy

Almost half-a-century on, women’s wages still lag By Kathleen Murphy Published:April 10, 2011, 12:00 AM Updated: April 10, 2011, 6:26 AM It took eight years for the United States to send a man to the moon once we declared our … Continue reading

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