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pay equity

Bravo To Tubman, But U.S. Women Still Not Getting The Full $20

According to a report released in April by the Joint Economic Committee (JEC), based on median annual earnings, a woman, working full time, year-round, will lose nearly $500,000 over a career, due to gender pay gaps.

April 22, 2016

President To Advance Pay Equity Through Executive Orders

Advancing the fight for pay equity, President Barack Obama will sign two executive orders this week meant to close the persistent wage gap between women and men. The first measure would prohibit federal contractors from retaliating against employees who discuss their salaries with each other. The executive action would protect employees – usually women – who discover […]

April 7, 2014

Gender Pay Takes Center Stage Among Democratic Female Candidates

By Sheryl Jean, The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — If you want to start a fight, talk about pay differences between women and men. And then throw in politics just to spice things up. That is what’s happening in Texas and across the country as equal pay takes center stage as mid-term elections heat up. […]

April 7, 2014

Biden: ‘On Every Major Issue, The American People Agree With The Democratic Party’ [Video]

Vice President Joe Biden slammed the GOP during his Friday morning speech to the House Democrats’ annual conference in Cambridge, Maryland, insisting that voters side with their party on every key issue. “This is the first time in my career…where on every major issue, the American people agree with the Democratic Party,” Biden said. “I […]

February 14, 2014