State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting Orachorn Thongnak Meyer o f Scotia, New York Association for Continuing Community Education’s Student of the Year, on March 9th in Albany. She was nominated by the Washington Irving Education Center. New York Association for Continuing Community Education is a statewide association that provides information and support for professionals serving the needs of lifelong learners. Pictured (left to right) are Jesse Roylance of the Schenectady City School District, Senator Farley, Jim Meyer, Orachorn Thongnak Meyer, and Yvonne Matthews of the Schenectady City School District.
State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) spoke with Dr. Alan Davis, President of Empire State College, about higher education issues on March 15th in Albany. Pictured, left to right, are Senator Roy McDonald, Dr. Davis, and Senator Farley.
It’s hard to believe, but it is true. Fifty years after the 1963 Equal Pay Act was signed into law, pay discrimination in the workplace still exists in America.
In June, the Senate unanimously passed legislation to strengthen New York’s laws and ensure that women receive equal pay for equal work. However, action is still needed by the State Assembly on this bill.