Did you know? On Jan. 27 Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the California Equal Pay Pledge.
To ensure gender and pay equity, Newsom announced an initiative to “turn the nation’s strongest pay laws into the smallest pay gap,” according to the governor’s office website.
For the first time in state history, California will establish a chief equity officer to lead efforts to improve equity in hiring.
“We can’t reach full gender equity or close persistent gender and racial wealth gaps without reaching pay equity,” said Jennifer Siebel Newsom, whose California for ALL Women campaign promotes initiatives that build women’s economic equity, support equal representation, and advance