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Notice of Public Hearing - Access to quality child care
May 10, 2017
Notice of Public Hearing - Challenges pregnant women and nursing mothers face when working in nontraditional workplaces.
January 18, 2017
Notice of Public Hearing - To examine existing and proposed practices being used by the New York State Departments of Labor and Civil Service, to improve access to higher paying jobs and careers for men and women.
December 11, 2012
NYS Assembly Task Force on Women's Issues 2012 Update
August 21, 2012
Governor Signs Jaffee Bill Giving Sexual Assault Victims Life-Saving Medicine

Albany, NY Breaking down major barriers to treatment for victims of sexual assault, Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) today announced Governor Cuomo has signed in to law her bill to provide expanded HIV-prevention medication and care to all who...

June 1, 2012
Jaffee Votes to Increase Minimum Wage for over 1 Million New Yorkers

Albany, NY Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) today joined the Assembly in passing legislation to increase the minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.50 per hour beginning January 2013, while also increasing the minimum wage for food-service workers who...

May 15, 2012
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