National Women's Law Center wants to

Support equal pay for women.

Women typically are paid 78 cents for every dollar a man makes. We've got to make the workplace fair for women.

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Friends, It's sad, but true. Women are still stuck in the 70s. We're not talking disco and bell bottoms. We're talking about how even starting in 2015, women still only make an average of 78 cents to a man's dollar.   I know, seriously.   Women shouldn't have to decide between paying for their doctor's appointments and putting food on the table. There's a new Congress in town, and we'll be…

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President Obama called on the Department of Labor to issue a rule to require federal contractors (which employ more than 20 percent of the United States workforce) to report information on what they pay their employees, by gender, race and ethnicity. This rule will improve enforcement of the pay discrimination laws and increase voluntary employer compliance with those laws. Here's our…

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It’s hard not to notice that of the 10 states with the worst wage gaps for women, seven are also extremely hostile to abortion. Big…Read More

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National Women's Law CenterOn Equal Pay Day, it’s hard not to notice that of the 10 states with the worst wage gaps for women, seven are also extremely hostile to abortion. Big surprise—politicians who don't care about women’s reproductive health don’t care about their economic security, either: http://bit.ly/1HoZvFVShared with:Public 11,012…Read More
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Do you know what the wage gap is between men and women in your state?

The Wage Gap, State by State

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Families depend on women's wages more than ever, but the typical woman working full time, year round is paid less than the typical full-time, year-round male worker. These disparities exist in every state. However, as indicated in the map below, the size of the disparity varies by state. Additionally, women represent nearly two-thirds of minimum…Read More

It’s hard not to notice that of the 10 states with the worst wage gaps for women, seven are also extremely hostile to abortion. Big…Read More

National Women's Law Center | Facebook

National Women's Law CenterOn Equal Pay Day, it’s hard not to notice that of the 10 states with the worst wage gaps for women, seven are also extremely hostile to abortion. Big surprise—politicians who don't care about women’s reproductive health don’t care about their economic security, either: http://bit.ly/1HoZvFVShared with:Public 11,012…Read More
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