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sons and daughters, this one is real change that will upturn Buhari’s change that choked us.800.Financial activities jobs increased by 500?" when employment figures are broken down by racial groups show "there is still room for improvement in the employment situation in the state. former U. Highway 2 and landed upside down in the south ditch after it slid against a Red River State Recreation Area fence.North Dakota has the fifth largest wage gap in the country with women making an average of 71 cents for every dollar a man makesS. and women of color make even less according to the centerThe state’s current equal-pay law prohibits employer discrimination between employees in the same workplace on the basis of gender by paying wages at a rate less than the rate the employer pays any employee of the opposite gender for comparable workIn 2015 former Rep Kylie Oversen D-Grand Forks and current chairwoman of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL sponsored three bills related to equal pay Together the bills would have helped clarify the process of filing for an equal-pay claim create a system to ensure companies doing business with the state are complying with equal-pay laws and allow employees to discuss their pay without fear of punishmentOne of the three bills was passed in 2015 House Bill 1257 clarified what unlawful employment practices are explained how an employee can bring action to district court or through the North Dakota Department of Labor and Human Rights changed the statute of limitations for court action on an unlawful pay practice and gave a time limit for how long employers have to keep records on employeesOversen said the three bills she introduced were part of her broader focus on women’s economic security She said she looked at laws in other states for ways to improve North Dakota’s policiesAfter introduction and a committee hearing there was a lot of interest in the bills Oversen said She began hearing from women across the state who had experienced wage discrimination or were grateful the topic had been raised she said"We were bringing the conversation to the table and realizing there was still a problem and finding ways to address it" she saidAfter Oversen’s first legislative session in 2013 she helped found the Democratic-NPL Women’s Caucus The group encourages women to run for and serve on the North Dakota Legislature as well as backing bills that support women and families in the state Oversen saidOversen said when she decided to look at equal-pay policies she sat down with an attorney and looked at the existing law It had not been changed since it was put into place in 1965 she said "There were a few things we wanted to clean up to make it easier to understand" Oversen said "So people who want to make a claim were able to understand they can bring it through the court or the Department of Labor"Equal-pay certificatesOne of the bills that didn’t pass in 2015 was House Bill 1293 which would have required businesses of a certain size that wanted to contract with the state to get an equal-pay certificate The idea was based on a program used in other states Oversen saidThe bill said the state could not have a contract or agreement in excess of $500000 with a business with 40 or more full-time employees unless the business had an equal-pay certificate The bill was a way of affirming the state’s policy by saying that any business the state does business with is upholding and valuing the equal-pay law Oversen saidThe argument against the bill in 2015 was that state contracts already required businesses to comply with equal pay laws However there wasn’t any followup to make sure the businesses are really following the laws Oversen saidBoth Oversen’s bill and the equal-pay certificate bill proposed this session require businesses to pay a $150 fee with their equal-pay compliance statement Oversen said the money would have been used to fund the administration of the programRep Mary Schneider D-Fargo introduced House Bill 1400 this session to require equal-pay certificates Co-sponsor Rep Kathy Hogan D-Fargo said if state funds are being used for a project it is critical to show the business is following the law The certificates are also a way of raising awareness and promoting accountability and education about unequal pay Hogan saidThe fiscal note from the Department of Labor for HB 1400 estimates $112500 in revenue for the biennium from the $150 filing fee each business will pay when applying for an equal-pay certificate The department estimates $253000 in expenditures from the bill including costs of creating the forms and computer system operating expenses and a full-time equivalent staff person to implement the processThe bill was sent to the Industry Business and Labor Committee after it was introduced and was reported back with a do not pass recommendation Jan 25 The bill failed in a unanimous House vote on TuesdayRep Emily O’Brien R-Grand Forks is a member of the committee and said Schneider asked for a do-not-pass recommendation on the bill O’Brien said Schneider worked with the Office of Attorney General labor commissioner and the Office of Management and Budget which suggested there were better ways to go about verifying equal payRestarting the Commission on the Status of WomenThe other House bill up for consideration this session would amend and re-enact the Commission on the Status of WomenHouse Bill 1405 also introduced by Schneider and co-sponsored by Hogan had a hearing in the Industry Business and Labor Committee on Jan 24The commission was first established in 1963 according to the State Historical Society of North Dakota The group was active in the first few years it operated looking at day care senior care wage equity and other issues Hogan said The group would raise the issue such as the law limiting women’s labor and denying them overtime provide data gather key people and make the case she saidThe commission is made up of five members appointed by the governor and works to coordinate activities and serve as an advisory group for information relating to economic development programs focusing on career development for women according to the North Dakota Century CodeHogan said the commission hasn’t met in years and she is excited about it starting up again"We thought it was time to say someone needs to be looking at this" Hogan said "We can introduce bills every couple of years but we need an umbrella group to look at the whole status and the commission is a very effective tool"The bill states the commission will provide an annual report to the director of the Department of Commerce Division of Economic Development and Finance and the governor on the findings and recommendations of the commission and any proposed legislationRenee Stromme executive director of the North Dakota Women’s Network testified in favor of the bill to the committee on Tuesday The report requirement is about transparency of the commission and would allow the average citizen to access its work Stromme said The commission will also be a tool to come up with ways to engage all citizens so everyone can benefit she saidHere are North Dakota and Minnesota leaders’ reactions to the news:Rep Kevin Cramer R-NDCramer said neither the charges against Manafort or Gates bear on Trump’s campaign or administration Cramer said he was not yet familiar with the details of Papadopoulos’ guilty plea"I didn’t know anything about Paul Manafort before"Cramer said about Trump’s decision to work with Manafort during the campaign "I don’t know how much information Donald Trump had on him"Sen Heidi Heitkamp D-ND"As this investigation continues it’s most important that the independent special counsel is able to do his job to determine the facts and make sure those involved are held accountable under our justice system" Heitkamp said in statement provided by her officeSen John Hoeven R-ND"We don’t have any additional information other than what is being reported about the indictment of Paul Manafort and George Papadopoulos’ plea deal but we should get all the facts which is what the special counsel and the bipartisan Senate Intelligence Committee are working to do" Hoeven said in a statement provided by his officeSen Al Franken D-Minn"I’m hopeful that this investigation will help us get to the bottom of exactly what role Russia played in the 2016 election and what the Trump team’s relationship with Russia was" Franken said in a statement provided by his office "Special counsel Robert Mueller must be allowed to continue his investigation because the American people deserve answers transparency and accountability"Sen Amy Klobuchar D-Minn"The indictments of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates—and the news that George Papadopoulos pled guilty earlier this month—are a clear indication of how serious this matter is" Klobuchar said in a statement provided by her office "It is more important than ever that we let Former FBI Director Mueller continue to follow the facts without interference by Congress or the Administration"Rep Collin Peterson D-MinnPeterson’s office did not respond to a request for commentUtilities and real estate – the defensive plays of the S&P 500 – were the only ones in the black. took a beating on Monday.

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UW Stevens Point or Dakota Technical in the Twin Cities. at that time, “This is a drastic, the insurer argued House Bill 1406 and House Bill 1407, "I had an overwhelming feeling of decreased anxiety because of the whole way the communication went, the majority-white capital city where Castile grew up.

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