Celebrities Bring Awareness to Equal Pay Day - See Their Social Media Posts!

Despite making up half the workforce, more than five decades after the passage of the Equal Pay Act of 1963, American women still make only 80 cents, on average, for every dollar earned by a man.

This matters for all women but, with the aging U.S. population, the gender wage gap especially hurts older women.

She said observing Equal Pay Day is important because it gets people focused on the issue, bringing it to light.

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On average in the United States, women earn 20 per cent less than their male colleagues.

A coalition of Democratic lawmakers is pushing for legislation they say will help close the wage gap between men and women in CT.

Maya Raghu, director of workplace equality, National Women's Law Center told NBC, "Arbitrations are private proceedings with secret filings and private attorneys, and they often help hide sexual harassment claims". By comparison, black women only narrowed that gap by 9 cents, from earning 56 cents for every dollar earned by a white man in 1980 to 65 cents today. Black women make 37 percent less and Hispanic women are paid 46 percent less than whites.

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Although progress has been made in narrowing the wage gap, it's estimated the problem won't be completely erased for another century. In the past year, 43% of men received a bonus of £2,059, on average, versus 38% of women, who, on average, received £1,128.

We spoke to five career strategists about how to navigate negotiating as a woman of color. And in the corporate and STEM space, white women have made better gains, but even they lag far behind.

Media earnings for men in OH were more than 50 thousand dollars compared a little more than 37 thousand dollars for women. Because it feeds into the "Black Women at Work" narrative that went viral over the past week when Congresswoman Maxine Waters was dismissed for her perspective on President Trump on Fox 7 Friends due to her "James Brown Wig" by Fox News Anchor Bill O'Reilly. "We know that when Texas women succeed, we all succeed".

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