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Rep. Jackie Speier: unEqual Pay Day

There is cruel irony in having Equal Pay Day fall on Tax Day. Women and men share the responsibility of paying taxes, but there is no sharing when it comes to receiving equal pay for comparable work.
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CHARTS: How Unequal Pay Is Even More Unequal For Some Women

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

Today is Equal Pay Day, the day that women completed the extra 3.5 months of work they needed in order to make an equal amount to what men earned in 2011. And while it is fairly common knowledge that women make 77 cents for a man’s ... Read Post

Bad Business Fee

Politics : Lawyers, Guns & Money (21 hours ago)

Should businesses who pay atrocious wages, just offloading the responsibility to keep people fed and clothed onto the state, be taxed to make up for it? Can you name the worst job you’ve ever had? For Cliff Martin, that’s not an eas... Read Post

Rep. Jackie Speier: unEqual Pay Day

News : Huffington Post (2 years ago)

Today is Equal Pay Day, a national misnomer dedicated to the sad reality that in 2012 women in modern day America have to work an... Read Post


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