BRIDGEPORT — Mayor Joe Ganim has pledged to “ensure that all women feel supported and heard in their roles” after two high-profile women in city government raised questions this week about equality gender among its staff.
“It has come to my attention that there are women in administration who may feel they are not valued or heard in the same way as their counterparts,” Ganim said in a statement to Hearst. ConnecticutMedia. “I am committed to ensuring that all women feel supported and heard in their roles. My administration, with the support of Labor Relations and Human Resources, strives to ensure that the City of Bridgeport is a workplace of diversity, equity and inclusiveness.