equal pay

Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Black women’s equal pay day is today

  By Suzanne Potter Reporter/Producer, California News Service, a bureau of Public News Service.    Today is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, and at 11 a.m. PT, advocates hope to get the topic trending with a “social media storm.” The wage gap is stark. Black women working full-time, year-round, make 69 cents for every dollar made by non-Hispanic white men. The […]
Saturday, April 12, 2014

Obama adminstration takes steps to get equal pay for women

   The debate over equal pay for women was going strong this week. Last Tuesday, April 8, was Equal Pay Day — that’s how far into the new year women must work to match what men earned the year before. Surprisingly, women make up nearly half  of the U.S. workforce, but only earn 77 cents for every dollar a man gets […]