Archive for the ‘wage gap’ Category

Equal Pay Day is a designated Tuesday in April every year when women and grassroots organizations across the country seek to shed light on how women and minorities are “in the red” with their pay. The event was founded in 1996 by the National Committee on Pay Equity as a publicity event to raise awareness. […]

January 29, 2009 was without a doubt a historic moment in American history. It was on that day that President Barack Obama signed into law the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act to fight pay discrimination and ensure fundamental equality to American workers. While this landmark legislation is definitely a step in the right direction towards women’s workplace equality, […]