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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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78 percent of women say men and women do not receive equal pay for equal work.

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (6 years ago)

In a new Rasmussen poll, 78 percent of American women said that “men and women do not receive equal pay for equal work in the United States.” Only 53 percent of men agreed. In the same poll, 49 percent of women attributed the unequa... Read Post

CHARTS: How Unequal Pay Is Even More Unequal For Some Women

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 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

Rep. Jackie Speier: unEqual Pay Day

News : Huffington Post (3 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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