Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff is in St.Louis today.
March 24, Pool Report #1
Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff arrived at 11:09 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Louis area headquarters – in the suburb of Overland, Mo., – of construction and development firm Clayco Inc.
Participating in the roundtable are St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson; Clayco Project Manager April Austin; Wendy Chun Hoon, director of the Women’s Bureau at the U.S. Department of Labor; Nicole Adewale, principal at St. Louis-based ABNA Engineering; Elaine Brune, Board Chair of the Metro Trans Umbrella Group in St. Louis; and Paralee Gladney-Stewart, a home care worker with the Illinois Department of Human Services.
The St. Louis visit, part of the Help Is Here Tour focused on the recently-signed American Rescue Plan, is meant to highlight Equal Pay Day and focus on gender equity in the workplace. Women earned about 85% as much as men in 2018, according to the Pew Research Center.?