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New Bedford Chamber of Commerce Prez Applauds Pay Equity Bill
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says he plans to sign a bill that would require men and women to be paid equally for comparable work. The Republican told reporters on Monday that he would sign the legislation sometime next week.
Supporters say women are currently paid on average about 82% of what th…
Lawsuit Against Birth Control Maker
In every package of birth control pills, there is a paper with a statement about how the pill is NOT 100% effective in preventing pregnancies. If taken the same time every single day, it’s 99.9% effective. It is true that some women have gotten pregnant while on the pill, but it’s usually because th…
Caring For Elderly Parents
A new study says adult daughters spend more than twice as much time as sons caring for elderly parents. The study finds that daughters provide an average of more than 12 hours a week caring for their parents, compared to sons' five-and-a-half hours...

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