Lansing Community College

LCC set to recognize Equal Pay Day

By Marilyn Twine

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Lansing, Mich. – Lansing Community College’s annual recognition of Equal Pay Day will take place 8-10 a.m. Wednesday, April 6 virtually.

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow will provide a special video address, Michigan Community College Association President Brandy Johnson will give remarks, and LCC Trustee Angela Mathews will offer opening comments.

Additionally, a speaker panel will talk about their experiences and thoughts on closing the pay gap. Speakers will include Washtenaw Community College’s Dr. Kimberly Hurns, Chief Operating Officer for the Executive Office of Governor Whitmer-Tricia Foster, LCC Trustee Samantha Vaive, and Warner Norcross + Judd’s Monique Field-Foster.

Equal Pay Day marks the symbolic day when the average woman must work to earn what men earned in the previous year.

The National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPR) began Equal Pay Day in 1996 as a public awareness event to illustrate the gap between men’s and women’s wages.

LCC invites the entire LCC community and the Greater Lansing area to join us for a spirited discussion on how to end wage inequity.

To learn more and obtain the link to join this virtual event please visit the LCC ACE Women's Network website.

 

About Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College, founded in 1957, is one of the largest community colleges in Michigan, serving more than 23,000 students across a six-county area each year. LCC offers courses in general education for those interested in transferring to a four-year institution, career and workforce development, developmental education and personal enrichment. To meet the professional development and training needs of regional employees, the college offers customized programs for credit, non-credit and continuing education. The University Center at LCC offers students the opportunity to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees from five partner universities on the downtown LCC campus. For more information, visit lcc.edu.

Lansing Community College is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and equal education for all persons regardless of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, creed, ancestry, height, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, familial status, marital status, military status, veteran's status, or other status as protected by law, or genetic information that is unrelated to the person's ability to perform the duties of a particular job or position or that is unrelated to the person's ability to participate in educational programs, courses, services or activities offered by the college.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Officer, Washington Court Place, 309 N. Washington Square Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1730; Employee Coordinator 504/ADA, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1875; Student Coordinator 504/ADA, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1885; Human Resource Manager/Employee Title IX Coordinator, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1879; Student Title IX Coordinator, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-9632.

 

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