Equal Pay

Equal Pay Day is Tuesday, April 10 in 2018. This date symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year.

Equal Pay Day was originated by the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) in 1996 as a public awareness event to illustrate the gap between men’s and women’s wages.

Why are men paid more than women for the same job role?

To find out, read The-Simple-Truth-English-Spring-2017. This addresses the gender pay gap issues in the United States for all ages, races, and education levels and also proposes solutions on what you can do to close it.

Read More: http://www.aauw.org/research/the-simple-truth-about-the-gender-pay-gap/

Related: AAUW Analysis of Census Data Shows it will take more than a century, until 2152, for the pay gap to close.

 

 

 

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