A Message from the MCEA President
Recently, and for the second time in two years, Republicans in the Senate united against a measure that would have made it easier for women to receive equal pay for equal work.
President Barack Obama urged the Senate to pass this measure, saying,
"I don't have to tell you how much this matters to families across the country. All of you are working day in, day out, to support the basic principle, equal pay for equal work... Cpongress has to step up and do its job. Women are the breadwinners for a lot of families, and if they're making less than men do for the same