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November 10, 2014 at 7:05 AM

Balancing a career and pregnancy: Increase paid family leave

I’m a college student and I would love to have children, later in life [“The fears of balancing pregnancy and a career,” Opinion, Oct. 25]. However, I find myself also frightened about having children while having a job for many of the same reasons presented in the guest column. As the column stated, only three…

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Comments | More in Womens rights | Topics: Alex Lewis, gender equality, maternity leave

May 5, 2013 at 6:32 AM

Seattle Police Department a hot topic at mayoral debate

Councilmember Harrell sees gender pay gap as a top priority I was surprised by the mayoral candidates’ responses at the recent debates regarding Seattle’s gender wage gap [“Mayoral candidates debate troubles with Police Department,” page one, April 30]. The only candidate to give a good answer was City Councilmember Bruce Harrell. While other candidates demonstrated a lack…

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Comments | Topics: Bruce Harrell, gender equality, gender pay gap

March 22, 2013 at 4:34 PM

Where are Seattle’s women leaders?

Dissenters may be mediocre themselves In Sharon Pian Chan’s column commenting on “Lean In,” [“The Seattle leadership gender gap,” Opinion, March 21], she says, “Progress is when mediocre women get treated like mediocre men.” This is a legitimate point, cleverly expressed. But wouldn’t it be better to say, “Progress is when mediocre men get treated…

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Comments | More in Business, Seattle | Topics: gender equality