Recently Advanced Louisiana Pay Transparency Bill Could Reduce Gender & Racial Wage Gaps

May 10, 2021

On Thursday, May 6 Representative Barbara Carpenter’s pay transparency legislation HB 245 advanced without objection through the Louisiana House Labor Committee to the House Floor. HB 245 will allow employees to discuss their salaries without fear of retaliation from their employer.  Mary Griggs, the President of the Independent Women’s Organization (IWO) commented on the bill, […]

J.C. Romero endorsed for New Orleans School Board by major community organizations and leaders

September 30, 2020

New Orleans School Board candidate Dr. J.C. Romero has been endorsed by the Orleans Parish Democratic Party (OPDEC), Forum for Equality, the Black Organization for Leadership Development (BOLD), Victory Fund, the Independent Women’s Organization (IWO), and the Alliance for Good Government. Forum for Equality and the Victory Fund are both major advocacy groups for LGBTQ+ rights […]

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