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Leaders for Equity and Equal Pay (LEEP) Toolkit Launch | Change The Story VT

June 8, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm



| Free
Lunch hour launch of free DIY tools for employers to conduct their own gender and racial pay equity reviews.


BYO lunch, open up your laptop and take part in the launch of brand new, game-changing pay equity tools! Join Change The Story VT, a partnership initiative of Vermont Works for Women, Vermont Commission on Women, and the Vermont Women’s Fund, for the launch of their new Leaders for Equity and Equal Pay (LEEP) Toolkit. It’s a free DIY resource empowering Vermont’s small to mid-size employers with the tools they need to conduct gender and racial pay equity reviews. You’ll be introduced to the innovative new Equity Management Tool and companion Playbook, learn from a national pay equity expert, and be inspired by Vermont employers who have implemented workplace pay equity practices.

Hear from Vermont employers, compensation experts and LEEP Toolkit developers in a roundtable discussion featuring:

Mara Neufeld Rivera, Society for Human Resource Management – Senior Certified Professional, and Vice President/Head of People & Culture at Chroma Technology Corporation

Lisa Yaeger, Chief Equity, People & Culture Officer at Vermont Foodbank

Duane Peterson, Co-President and Founder of SunCommon

Krysta Sadowski, Equity & Talent Strategy Consultant

Frank Sadowski, Sadowski Consulting Services

Moderated by Kerin Durfee, Commissioner with Vermont Commission on Women and the new Director of Burlington’s Human Resources Department

Take away a deeper knowledge of gender and racial pay equity from special guest Evelyn Murphy, Ph.D. economist, founder and president of the nationwide, grassroots activist organization The WAGE Project, Inc., and author of Getting Even: Why Women Don’t Get Paid Like Men and What To Do About It. Dr. Murphy was the first woman to hold constitutional office in Massachusetts when she was elected Lt. Governor in the mid-80s, having served previously as the state’s Secretary of Environmental Affairs, and as Secretary of Economic Affairs. She currently serves as co-chair of the Boston Women’s Workforce Council, a public-private partnership dedicated to eliminating the gender/racial wage gap in the greater Boston area.

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