A graphic showing a protester calling for pay equity that
was used as a fundraising plea by the state chamber of
commerce has been removed from its website after Democratic
lawmakers and others complained it was offensive.
was no longer on the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce
website as of Wednesday. WMC spokesman Jim Pugh, when asked
whether the image had been removed, said he had another call
and hung up.
said, "Anti-business voices are loud and clear"
next to the image of a woman holding a "Pay Equity
lobbyist Scott Manley says the image was meant to invoke the
group's opposition to a law making it easier for wage
discrimination claims to be filed.
said it indicated WMC was against equal pay.