Tag: Manny Malave

  • Governor Baker signs bill protecting against gender-based wage discrimination

    Governor Baker signs bill protecting against gender-based wage discrimination

    Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a bill that ensures equal pay for comparable work equal salary opportunities for all Massachusetts workers, the Governor’s office said in a press release August 1. The new law, An Act to Establish Pay Equity, aims to protect employees against gender based wage discrimination, the release read. The bill […]

  • State expands addiction program for women at Taunton State Hospital

    State expands addiction program for women at Taunton State Hospital

    Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, and state and local officials announced the addition of 30 new beds at Taunton State Hospital for woman struggling with substance use disorders July 21, the Governor’s office said in a press release. The new beds are part of the hospital’s Women’s Recovery from Addictions Program (WRAP) which […]

  • HUD supports low-income job training in Massachusetts

    HUD supports low-income job training in Massachusetts

    HUD awarded $3.4 million to assist public housing agencies offering job training and employment to low-income residents Monday, the department said in a press release. The funding is part of $75 million in grants provided through the department’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program, HUD said. The grants will be used to assist public housing agencies participating in […]