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Equal pay for equal work for men and women

Throughout my twenty years of service in the State Legislature, I've stood up for our workers without exception. I have and always will oppose legislation designed to break unions. I will be a champion in Congress for workers and fight to make it easier to organize.

I believe there are many businesses that on their own do right by their employees in terms of pay and benefits. But too many employers continue to reject the idea of progressive workplace values--where men and women workers are treated equally, with dignity and respect. It's in these workplaces where unions play a critical role in fighting to ensure fairness, equal pay for equal work, strong workplace safety standards and reasonable job protections.

Source: 2014 Hawaii House campaign website, MarkTakai.com , Nov 4, 2014

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