Yearly Archives: 2017


Comcast Newsmakers – Equal and Competitive Pay for Women

December 14, 2017 - Comcast Newsmakers - Equal and Competitive Pay for Women Janet Altman on the Competitive Business Advantage of Equal Pay for Women 20% of women in Miami-Dade County still live in poverty. That figure is according to the Florida Commission on the Status of Women, and it’s a number that one local [...]

By |2017-12-14T10:54:52-05:00December 14th, 2017|

Miami-Dade County Commissioners Resolution on Equal Pay

Miami-Dade Florida Board of County Commissioners Resolution to Enact Equal Pay Legislation: The Board of County Commissioners approved a resolution urging the Florida legislature to enact equal pay legislation to address disparities in pay between men and women. The resolution was sponsored by Commissioner Rebecca Sosa and was unanimously adopted and passed on October 3rd, [...]

By |2017-10-06T09:52:13-04:00October 6th, 2017|

Women’s Fund Board Chair Janet Altman discusses Equal Pay on WLRN

Read the full article here. Women's Fund Of Miami-Dade Wants To Create Structural Change Around Pay Equity By NADEGE GREEN Women's Fund of Miami will shift its focus to creating pay equity in Miami-Dade. Women in Miami-Dade earn 87 cents for every dollar a man makes. One in five women in Miami-Dade lives in poverty. [...]

By |2017-08-30T12:08:04-04:00August 30th, 2017|

Mayor Carlos Gimenez Endorses Equal Pay Miami-dade Campaign

MAYOR CARLOS GIMENEZ ENDORSES EQUAL PAY MIAMI-DADE CAMPAIGN Miami-Dade County asks business leaders to make pay equity a priority MIAMI (August 25, 2017)  Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has endorsed the Equal Pay Miami-Dade campaign launched by The Women’s Fund of Miami-Dade in July 2017.  Mayor Gimenez names pay equity as a priority issue for [...]

By |2017-08-26T08:44:58-04:00August 26th, 2017|

Carlos A. Gimenez, Mayor of Miami-Dade

Please read below the full text of Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez endorsement of the Women's Fund Pay Equity Movement. CARLOS A. GIMENEZ, MAYOR Office of the Mayor, Miami-Dade County, Florida August 23, 2017 Dear Miami-Dade Business Leaders: Since I took office, I have listened and learned about the importance of pay equity and promoting equality in [...]

By |2017-08-25T10:46:30-04:00August 25th, 2017|

Your South Florida – Equal Pay for Equal Work

Women are the primary breadwinners in almost two-thirds of U.S. households, yet gender pay inequality sees them earning .78 for every dollar a man earns. Hoping to close this wage gap, Women’s Fund Miami-Dade has launched a new campaign – “Equal Pay Miami-Dade”. Women’s Fund Board Chair Janet Altman joins us to explain how this [...]

By |2017-07-29T11:27:16-04:00July 29th, 2017|

The Women’s Fund Miami-Dade launches Equal Pay Miami-Dade

By Debbie Korge, Executive Director, The Women's Fund Miami-Dade Dear Friends, We hope this message finds you and your loved ones in good health and enjoying your summer! I am pleased share the news with you, our long-time supporters, about The Women’s Fund’s new campaign:Equal Pay Miami-Dade. Because you have been an integral part of our [...]

By |2017-07-17T11:14:39-04:00July 17th, 2017|