An Equal Pay Day message from “Lean-In”: Know Your Worth, Know Your Equity Resources!

In addition to the local April 2nd BPW Equal Pay Business Discount Campaign, check out these helpful resources from the Lean-In April 2nd equal pay newsletter:

“IN Perspective: Equal Pay Matters

Today is Equal Pay Day. That means women in the U.S. had to work all of 2018 and until this day in 2019 to catch up with what men earned in 2018 alone. No matter our job, how much education or experience we have, or the number of hours we work, women are still paid less than men—on average, 20% less, and for Black women, Native American women, and Latinas, the pay gaps are even wider.

Women are doing our part. We’re negotiating and are asking for raises at about the same rates as men. We are leaning in. But gender bias in the workplace means we’re not getting the same results. And the impact of the pay gap can be devastating for women and families, affecting our ability to buy groceries, pay for childcare, invest in our children’s education, and more. It hurts our businesses and communities, too.

Every woman deserves to be paid what she’s worth. It’s time for Equal Pay now.

What your company can do

Companies can’t afford to ignore the gender pay gap, because workplaces where men and women are treated equally and fairly achieve better results. Learn more about steps your company can take to close the gender pay gap.

Know your worth

Find out if you’re being paid fairly by using Glassdoor’s Know Your Worth salary calculator to receive a free personalized salary estimate based on millions of real salaries. Also check out Glassdoor’s new research on the gender pay gap globally.

Negotiate like a pro

Women are doing their part and asking for raises at the same rates as men. Check out our practical steps you can take to improve the outcome of your next negotiation.

 Equal Pay Day Activities – April 1st & 2nd

Dear BPW members – don’t forget!

On April 1st at 6pm at City Hall, Bozeman BPW and the City of Bozeman will commemorate Equal Pay Day and discuss solutions to the gender pay gap on a local level!  Please come in solidarity and wear red!

On April 2nd, Businesses around Bozeman will offer a 20%-off discount for women, representing the average pay gap.

 Women’s Foundation gearing up for Athena Summit – Join the Pack!

An Announcement from Jen Euell, Women’s Foundation of Montana Director:

Join the Pack! Early Bird Special for The Athena Pack Summit!

Be BRAVE, PowerHouse!

It’s not too late to catch the early bird ticket special for the Athena Pack Summit for May 2019.

Sale ends on February 15th*!

More on the Athena Pack, here.

(Ticket includes Wednesday Workshops, Wednesday optional coaching session, Wednesday Evening Cocktail Party, Birds of a Feather Dinner Signups, Full Day Thursday Programming, including Thursday breakfast snacks, catered lunch, afternoon snacks, afternoon surprise tasting, Thursday Evening Closing Cocktail Party & Artists Collective.)

Register for Athena, here

 You’re Invited! Retirement Celebration for long-time BPW member, Darla Joyner (Career Transitions)

An announcement from Career Transitions:

Career Transitions would like to thank Darla Joyner for her 24 years of service as Executive Director. 

Please join us in celebrating her retirement!

Thursday, February 28, 2019
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Holiday Inn & Suites Express Belgrade
309 E Madison Ave
Belgrade, MT 59714
Light hors d’oeuvres provided

Please RSVP to ct@careertransitions.com or 406-388-6701.

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