Unequal pay is even more unequal for women of color.
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Happy 50th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act! (sort of). Here are some sobering visuals: For every dollar earned by a white man in America, a white woman earns, on average, 77 cents, a black woman earns 69 cents, and a Latina woman earns 57 cents. (Infographic by the lovely Emily Nemens for LeanIn.Org.)
Glad to be lending the ladies to the Lean In Foundation to illustrate this important anniversary. And to make a point of how far we gotta go…
The gender gap, illustrated as women in Congress.
I say to the women out there in America, let’s keep this fight going. Put on your lipstick, square your shoulders, suit up, and let’s fight for a new American revolution where women are paid equal pay for equal work, and let’s end wage discrimination in this century once and for all.
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) took to the Senate floor for a passionate speech after Republicans blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act.
Women ask for raises and promotions just as often as men, but get less in return, according to a Catalyst study.