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CANCELED – Join the Movement Salary Negotiation Workshop
April 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
We know it is not just up to women to close the gender wage gap. But, negotiating our salaries and benefits is something women can do RIGHT NOW for better economic security and to help close the pay gap.
The Women’s Leadership Collaborative is bringing WorkSmart, the American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) proven salary negotiation workshop, to the Milwaukee area on April 2, 2020. The WLC’s goal is to train 1,000 women at 20 workshops on one day, in parallel with AAUW’s pledge to train 10 million women in salary negotiation by 2022.
Why is negotiation so important? AAUW’s research on the gender pay gap shows that, one year out of college, women are already paid significantly less than men. Women who work full time take home about 80 cents for every dollar a full-time male worker is paid. And over a lifetime, those lost potential earnings add up.
Women who negotiate to increase their potential to earn higher salaries and better benefits packages. By negotiating fair and equitable salaries, you’ll be better able to pay off loans, buy the things you want and need, and even save for retirement.
Workshops will be held throughout the day, across the city and run for two hours each. Join the movement to close the gender pay gap and sign up for a workshop today.