Rhetoric vs. Reality: Equal Pay

Many conservatives profess support for equal pay but ignore the real need for stronger protections against pay discrimination and comprehensive solutions to close the gender wage gap.

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Why Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Matters

Wage equality is a key issue for Millennials. But for young black women, it is not only a concern, it is a determining factor in their quality of life.

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Next Steps for Progress on Equal Pay

Strengthening equal pay protections and adopting new workplace policies to address work-life challenges can help ensure that all workers are paid fairly for their work.

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The Gender Pay Gap Explained

Women in the United States only earn 78 cents to the dollar compared with men. But there is a lot of confusion about this number. What does it really mean? And where did it come from?

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Interactive: The Game of Wages

This interactive infographic shows how the gender wage gap manifests itself for two hardworking Americans.

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The Higher The Pay, The Higher The Pay Gap

As a society we need to fight for equal pay at all levels, including in the upper hierarchies of the more selective and competitive jobs. Great strides for equal pay have already been made, but the problem isn’t solved at "good enough."