Equal Pay Act Turn 46 Today

On June 10, 1963, President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act. Then, women were making just 59 cents on the dollar to their male counterparts. Now in June 2009, its 78 cents. Let's make the law live up to its name. Urge your senators to pass the Paycheck…Read More

Take Action - Call Today for Equal Pay!

In honor of Equal Pay Day today, thousands are joining forces for a call-in day to urge the Senate to quickly pass the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 182). Make sure your senators know that this legislation is important to you by calling their district offices in…Read More

Tomorrow is Equal Pay Day

The day is finally here! April 28 symbolizes how far into 2009 a woman must work, on average, to earn as much as a man earned in 2008. The wage gap has narrowed but the fight for pay equity is not over. Let your voice be heard this Equal Pay Day. • Urge your…Read More

Twittercast on pay equity

Equal Pay Day is April 28. Join • Fem2pt0 (http://www.fem2pt0.com), • Lisa Maatz, AAUW Director of Public Policy (http://www.aauw.com/payequity), • the National Women's Law Center (http://www.nwlc.org/fairpay/), • Jill Miller Zimon…Read More

Think tax day is taxing?

What's really taxing is getting paid less than you're worth because you're a woman. In these tough economic times, fair pay is even more critical, not simply to family economic security but also to the nation's economic recovery. Send an e-card to friends and…Read More

Blog for Fair Pay Day 2009

To match men's earnings for 2008, women have to work from January 2008 to April 2009 — an extra four months. In recognition of this inequity, Equal Pay Day will be celebrated on April 28, 2009. Join the National Women's Law Center to blog and tweet about the…Read More
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