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Apr 14, 2015

Today, April 14, 2015, is National Equal Pay Day, according to the National Committee on Pay Equity. This day is dedicated to promote awareness of the gap between men and women’s wages. It is meant to symbolize the progress women have made in catching up with men and the inequalities that still linger.

What should you know about National Equal Pay Day?

  • Women nationally average between making 77% and 82% of what men make. The difference is even larger for women of color, who only make 64% of a white man’s earnings, and Hispanic or Latina women, who only make 54%....