House passes women’s economic aid
ST. PAUL — The fight to close Minnesota’s gender pay gap passed a major hurdle Wednesday when the state House passed the Women’s Economic Security Act.
Supporters said the bill that passed 106-24 would advance their cause by requiring many businesses dealing with the state to pay women and men equally and better accommodate pregnant women and new mothers.
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