Women's Foundation believes women deserve equal pay for equal work and is committed to closing the gender pay gap for women and their families.


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Women in Kansas and Missouri are still making less than 80 cents of what men are paid – a pay gap that robs them of a small fortune over their lifetimes. That's why we're proud to join with the American Association of University Women to empower women and break down barriers to economic opportunity by bringing Work Smart pay negotiation trainings to the heartland for the first time.

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EQUAL PAY BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINES

Women in the U.S. make less than men do for the same work. In an effort to close the gender pay gap, Women's Foundation has developed equal pay best practices in partnership with the University of Missouri. 

READ THE GUIDELINES HERE.

Download a Factsheet of the guidelines HERE.


EXECUTIVE ORDER #15-09

On December 4, 2015, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed Executive Order #15-09, to promote gender pay equity in the workplace by directing state agencies and encouraging private sector organizations to use best practice guidelines to identify and address gender wage gaps.

Read Equal Pay Executive Order 15-09 here.

READ THE GUIDELINES HERE.