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Union Strong Episode 99: Gender Wage Gap and Child Labor

New York State AFL-CIO
11 Apr, 2023
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There has been a significant spike in the number of child labor violations reported in New York State over the past year.

What are those violations and what is the state doing to address the increase?

Also, an examination of the gender wage gap. Have we made any progress and what about the so-called motherhood penalty, is it still a thing?

New York State Department of Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon joins the podcast to discuss how the DOL is using the Child Labor Task Force and a new Gender Wage Gap Report to protect workers.

See the Salary Negotiation Guide

See the Closing the Gender Wage Gap in New York State study