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July 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In an op-ed published today in Teen Vogue, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) highlight the economic benefits of closing the gender wage gap by raising the federal minimum wage for women across the United States.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In an op-ed published today in The Hill, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and 32BJ Service Employees International Union President Hector Figueroa highlight the progress made toward securing back pay for as many as 580,000 federal contract workers who missed more than a month of pay during the government shutdown—including food service, janitorial and security workers.

June 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON  – Today, the House Appropriations Committee announced that HR 3055, a critical government spending package, will include money for federal contract workers who were not paid during the 35-day partial government shutdown.  Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) introduced HR 678, Fair Compensation for Low-Wage Federal Contractor Employees Act in January to provide back pay to as many as an estimated 580,000 workers who went