Seher Khawaja, Deputy Legal Director and Senior Attorney for Economic Empowerment at Legal Momentum, provided expert testimony at the New York Department of Labor panel on the impact of COVID-19 on women in the workforce. The testimony highlighted three critical priorities: (1) uplifting the disproportionate number of women in low-wage work; (2) addressing the harms of unpaid and underpaid care work; and (3) meaningfully advancing pay transparency.
Read the full testimony below:
- Workplace Equality and Economic Empowerment
- Women Valued Initiative