Testimony on Impact of COVID-19 on Women in the Workforce NYS DOL Testimony Before the New York State Department of Labor

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January 26, 2023

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


Seher Khawaja
  • Women Valued Initiative


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