STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — As part of Equal Pay Day, Councilwoman Debi Rose is hosting a workshop to help boost participants’ confidence and gain negotiation strategies when discussing salary with employers.A collaboration with the American Association of University Women (AAUW), the workshop will be held on Saturday, April 6 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Staten Island Museum located at 1000 Richmond Terrace. “Crains just reported that New York City women on average ask for 9 percent less than men do when negotiating their salary,” said Rose (D-North Shore). “I am hosting this workshop to give women the tools they need to ask for more adequate compensation.”The workshop will train participants in negotiation skills through facilitated discussion and role play and will cover how to identify and articulate personal value.It will also teach individuals how to conduct objective market research to benchmark a target salary and benefits.Registration is necessary for Saturday’s workshop. Space can be reserved by calling Rose’s office at 718-556-7370 or going online here.According to the AAUW, the gender pay gap is due to discrimination and differences in gender salary negotiation. It states men are four times more likely to negotiate their starting salary which result in… Read full this story
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