Press Releases

April 8th, 2024

Women Employed Releases Women’s Economic Power Agenda Report

November 9th, 2023

Women Employed Applauds Passage Of Chicago’s Paid Time Off Ordinance

October 6th, 2023

Women Employed Applauds Passage of Chicago One Fair Wage Ordinance Ending Subminimum Wage for Tipped Workers

September 13th, 2023

Women Employed Named Best Place to Work

August 23rd, 2023

Women Employed Extends ASPIRE Project to Help More Illinois Students Succeed in Higher Education

August 11th, 2023

Women Employed Applauds Gov. Pritzker for Signing Pay Transparency Bill

July 25th, 2023

Wind Creek Hospitality Supports Women Employed’s Mission

May 18th, 2023

Women Employed Helps Lead Passage Of Pay Transparency Bill

March 14th, 2023

Illinois Department Of Labor, Women Employed Inform Millions Of Working Women On Equal Pay Rights

February 8th, 2023

Time To Care Coalition Aims to Secure Paid Family & Medical Leave for All Illinois Workers

February 1st, 2023

Women Employed Celebrates 50 Years of Smashing the Status Quo for Working Women

January 11th, 2023

Women Employed Leads Passage Of Paid Leave Law

September 29th, 2022

Women Employed Launches Women’s Entrepreneurship Hub

May 17th, 2022

Dr. Ngozi Ezike Headlines Women Employed’s Signature Annual Event

January 31st, 2022

Women Employed Partners with Michael Reese to Launch Report on Economic Empowerment for Survivors of Domestic Violence

October 4th, 2021

Women Employed Announces the Election of Two New Board Members

May 25th, 2021

Congresswoman Lauren Underwood Joins Other Elected Officials and Civic Leaders at Women Employed’s Virtual Luncheon

March 1st, 2021

Women Employed Launches ASPIRE Project to Improve Developmental Education in Illinois

October 29th, 2020

Defensoras Y Funcionarias Electas Se Reúnen El Día De La Igualdad Salarial Para Las Latinas Para Discutir Las Brechas Salariales Para Las Mujeres De Color, El Impacto Del COVID-19, Y Formas De Promover La Equidad

October 29th, 2020

Advocates and Elected Officials Convene on Latina Equal Pay Day to Discuss Pay Gaps for Women of Color, the Impact of COVID, and Ways to Advance Equity

September 8th, 2020

Women Employed Releases Strategies to Address Racial Equity Gaps in Illinois Higher Education

July 27th, 2020

Women Employed Announces the Election of Lynn Watkins-Asiyanbi as the New Board Chair, and Five New Board Members

May 14th, 2020

Women Employed’s Virtual Luncheon Convened Leaders from Across Sectors to Discuss COVID Impacts on Economy and Working Women

May 12th, 2020

More Than 2,000 Illinoisans Sign Petition Urging Leaders to Enact Paid Sick Time

March 31st, 2020

2020 Equal Pay Day Rally to Shed Light on the Experiences of Women of Color

February 28th, 2020

Chicago marcará el Día de Igualdad de Pago 2020 en la fecha en que se reconoce la inequidad de salario de las latinas

February 28th, 2020

Chicago to Mark 2020 Equal Pay Day on Latina Equal Pay Day

January 3rd, 2020

Women Employed Announces Four New Board Members

September 16th, 2019

Women Employed Offers Equal Pay Toolkit for Employers & Job Seekers

July 31st, 2019

Governor Pritzker Signs ‘No Salary History’ Measure to Advance Pay Equity

July 25th, 2019

Chicago City Council Votes Yes to Fair Workweek Ordinance

June 6th, 2019

Women Employed Celebrates Illinois Legislative Victories for Women and Families

January 24th, 2019

Cherita Ellens Named CEO of Women Employed

May 22nd, 2018

Women Employed Never in Partnership with Batali Brands

July 13th, 2017

Paid Sick Time Is Now the Law in Chicago and Cook County

February 9th, 2017

Women Employed Executive Director Anne Ladky Announces Retirement

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