Cambridge City
MA

Policy Order
POR 2019 #86
ORDER ADOPTED
Mar 18, 2019 5:30 PM

City Council support in urging the members of the Massachusetts Delegation to Washington to vote in favor of The Paycheck Fairness Act.

Information

Department:City Clerk's Office, DSSponsors:Councillor E. Denise Simmons, Councillor Sumbul Siddiqui, Vice Mayor Jan Devereux, Councillor Alanna Mallon
Category:Policy Order

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WHEREAS:

The City of Cambridge continues to promote the need for protections and assurances that people throughout our community, whether working in the public or the private sector, are given equal pay for equal work and equal opportunities for advancement, regardless of race, creed, color, ethnicity, or orientation; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

The United States Congress is currently scheduled to debate and vote upon The Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 819 and H.R. 1869) on March 25, 2019, and this legislation would add procedural protections to the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and the Fair Labor Standards Act across the country; now therefore be it

 

 

RESOLVED:

That the City Council go on record urging the members of the Massachusetts Delegation to Washington to vote in favor of The Paycheck Fairness Act; and be it further

 

 

RESOLVED:

That the City Clerk be and hereby is requested to forward suitably engrossed copies of this resolution to the members of the Massachusetts Delegation to Washington on behalf of the entire City Council. 

 

Meeting History

Mar 18, 2019 5:30 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
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BY AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF NINE MEMBERS

RESULT:ORDER ADOPTED