Because Black women earn 60 percent of what white men make, it would take the average Black woman 601 days of work to earn the same amount that a white man made in one year alone. That makes today’s Black Women’s Equal Pay Day — the day that Black women finally catch up to white men’s pay for the past year—236 […]
Big news! We’ve received word that the Senate will vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act as early as tomorrow. Join us in demanding equal pay and urge your Senator today to help pass this piece of legislation that is critical for women’s economic equality.
The Feminist Majority will not rest until the gender wage gap is closed, but we can’t do it without you. We need your support to keep the momentum going and keep our efforts strong.
Contact your senators today and let them know how you feel about their votes of the Paycheck Fairness Act. Thank your senators if they supported the bill – and if they voted along party lines against equal pay for women, tell them that we will not rest until the gender wage gap is closed.
By Fatima Goss Graves, Vice President for Education and Employment at the National Women’s Law Center For this 14th #HERvotes blog carnival, we’re blogging about equal pay and the need for the Paycheck Fairness Act – which will be on the Senate floor for a vote next week. Why do we need the Paycheck Fairness […]