Event Title

SECOND PLENARY - Innovative Approaches & Best Practices: Learning from the States

Start Date

11-7-2014 1:30 PM

End Date

11-7-2014 2:30 PM

Description

Moderator: Ellen Bravo, Executive Director, Family Values @ Work

Panelists: Speakers from each of the New England states will share examples of model legislation and successful public/private partnerships

Connecticut: Carolyn Treiss, Executive Director, Permanent Commission on the Status of Women, on new approaches to retirement security

Vermont: Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women, on Equal Pay Legislation (passed 2013)

Rhode Island: State Senator Gayle Goldin on Paid Family Leave legislation (passed 2014)

Massachusetts: Cathy E. Minehan, Simmons College School of Management and Chair, Boston Women’s Workforce Council, on 100% Talent: The Boston Women's Compact, a public-private partnership to eliminate the wage gap

Maine: Jessica Maurer, Executive Director, Maine Association of Area Agencies on Aging, on senior care and long term care policies

New Hampshire: Sylvia B. Larsen, State Senator, New Hampshire

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Nov 7th, 1:30 PM Nov 7th, 2:30 PM

SECOND PLENARY - Innovative Approaches & Best Practices: Learning from the States

Moderator: Ellen Bravo, Executive Director, Family Values @ Work

Panelists: Speakers from each of the New England states will share examples of model legislation and successful public/private partnerships

Connecticut: Carolyn Treiss, Executive Director, Permanent Commission on the Status of Women, on new approaches to retirement security

Vermont: Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women, on Equal Pay Legislation (passed 2013)

Rhode Island: State Senator Gayle Goldin on Paid Family Leave legislation (passed 2014)

Massachusetts: Cathy E. Minehan, Simmons College School of Management and Chair, Boston Women’s Workforce Council, on 100% Talent: The Boston Women's Compact, a public-private partnership to eliminate the wage gap

Maine: Jessica Maurer, Executive Director, Maine Association of Area Agencies on Aging, on senior care and long term care policies

New Hampshire: Sylvia B. Larsen, State Senator, New Hampshire