Category Archives: Women

Women recount claims of sexual harassment by veterans charity leader, a former Green Beret

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This story first appeared in the Tampa Bay Times. HOLIDAY — A Pasco County nonprofit created to help veterans deal with trauma has been rocked by accusations that its founder sexually harassed and abused women who worked there. The accusations against Brian James Anderson, 39, a highly decorated former Green Beret, came to light after […]

‘Pink tax’ on women’s military uniform items would be eliminated under new proposal

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New legislation before Congress would require military leaders to eliminate the so-called “pink tax” by ensuring women receive uniform allowances more in line with what men receive. The bipartisan proposal, introduced Wednesday, comes just weeks after the Government Accountability Office found that women service members can pay as much as $8,300 out-of-pocket over the course […]

‘Pink tax’ on women’s military uniform items would be eliminated under new proposal

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New legislation before Congress would require military leaders to eliminate the so-called “pink tax” by ensuring women receive uniform allowances more in line with what men receive. The bipartisan proposal, introduced Wednesday, comes just weeks after the Government Accountability Office found that women service members can pay as much as $8,300 out-of-pocket over the course […]

Women troops pay double what men pay out-of-pocket, in “Pink Tax” for uniform items

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A recent oversight report shows that female military members, especially enlisted women, can pay as much as $8,300 out of pocket over the course of a 20-year career for uniform items not covered by annual clothing allotments. Similar ranks of male troops pay at most half of that or even pocket money during the course […]

Women troops pay double what men pay out-of-pocket, in “Pink Tax” for uniform items

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A recent oversight report shows that female military members, especially enlisted women, can pay as much as $8,300 out of pocket over the course of a 20-year career for uniform items not covered by annual clothing allotments. Similar ranks of male troops pay at most half of that or even pocket money during the course […]

Women troops pay double what men pay out-of-pocket, in “Pink Tax” for uniform items

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A recent oversight report shows that female military members, especially enlisted women, can pay as much as $8,300 out of pocket over the course of a 20-year career for uniform items not covered by annual clothing allotments. Similar ranks of male troops pay at most half of that or even pocket money during the course […]

Women troops pay double what men pay out-of-pocket, in “Pink Tax” for uniform items

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A recent oversight report shows that female military members, especially enlisted women, can pay as much as $8,300 out of pocket over the course of a 20-year career for uniform items not covered by annual clothing allotments. Similar ranks of male troops pay at most half of that or even pocket money during the course […]

Women veterans, students would see expanded services and benefits under new law

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After a lengthy wait, President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed into law a sweeping veterans policy measure that includes new protections for women veterans, student veterans and individuals struggling with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The measure was approved by Congress in mid-December but, due to the size of the bill, wasn’t delivered to the White […]

Women less likely to receive retention pay at NSA

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Female employees at the National Security Agency were less likely to receive individual retention incentives than their male colleagues during a 2019 audit, according to an Oct. 28 report issued by the agency’s inspector general. NSA is authorized to offer certain employees additional compensation if managers believe that those employees perform unique, critical functions for […]

Women’s Army Corps member who refused to give up bus seat in 1952 honored with plaza, murals

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ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. — A North Carolina woman whose refusal to go to the back of a bus in 1952 led to a lawsuit that sparked a change in law is being honored with a special day. Sarah Keys Evans was being honored by the city of Roanoke Rapids on Saturday with a plaza bearing […]