Dee Nighswonger is joining the City of Wichita District II Advisory Board
KANSAS CITY – Thousands of additional state employees will benefit from paid parental leave, the Women’s Foundation announced today, as the Legislative Coordinating Council (LCC) joined the other two branches of government, including the Kansas Board of Regents, in offering the benefit.
Legislators in Missouri and Kansas wrapped up their work last month, and both sessions included progress and setbacks for women’s economic equity and opportunity. Here’s a recap of how Women’s Foundation priorities fared during the 2019 legislative sessions, and what it means for women and families across the region.
Memorial Day is a time to celebrate, honor, and remember the military men, women, and families who lost their lives or loved ones while serving our country.
KANSAS CITY – In a victory for pay equity, the Kansas City Council today unanimously passed an ordinance to combat the gender pay gap by banning employers from asking about a job applicant’s salary history. Ordinance No. 19038, sponsored by Councilman Scott Wagner, makes Kansas City the 15th municipality to adopt such a policy.
The Women’s Foundation and the Women’s Employment Network today announced their support for a local ordinance to combat the gender pay gap by banning employers from asking about a job applicant’s salary history.
Kaitlyn has been appointed to the Kansas City Brownfields Commission.
KANSAS CITY – May is Mental Health Month and the Women’s Foundation is lending its support to pending legislation (SB 204) that would make it easier for psychologists to practice in Missouri. Senate Bill 204, sponsored by Missouri state Sen. Jeanie Riddle, would allow a psychologist licensed in a state that has signed the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Board’s reciprocity agreement to be eligible for a license in Missouri.
Erika has been appointed to the Environmental Management Commission.
KANSAS CITY – The Women’s Foundation is encouraging Missourians to take advantage of new laws that make it easier and less expensive for veterans, women entrepreneurs and others to obtain a professional license in Missouri.