If the wage gap were eliminated, on average, a Black women would earn enough money for nearly 2.5 more years of child care, three years of more food for her family and almost two dozen more months of rent. Black women make only 48 cents for every dollar paid to men. "So many workers, women workers, will learn after many years of working that they're earning thousands of dollars less than their male counterparts", Stender said.
Then-presidential candidate Donald TrumpDonald TrumpIvanka Trump tweets support for Equal Pay Day Trump administration reviewing "extreme vetting" policies: report Don't give Michael Flynn immunity - lock him up MORE also supported equal pay, but he did not address how he would implement the change in policy. The visual read: "Women earn 82% the all time weekly paycheck of a man".
Equal Pay Day was first recognized in 1996.
People have been participating in this message all over social media, with particular activity on Twitter.
The article, which was published on Equal Pay Day Tuesday, outlines the fact that, on average, women were paid 80 cents for every dollar a man made in 2016. The gap gets worse for some racial and ethnic groups.
Businesses need to take action to help tackle the gender pay gap, according to Young Women's Trust. New analysis released ahead of Equal Pay Day tomorrow reveals the size of the gender gap and its detrimental effect on the spending power of Alabama women. And since women make up two thirds-thirds of tipped workers in the USA, they're typically hit the hardest. "That's 18 percent that you're missing out on", Terri Boyer, executive director of the Center for Women and Work at Rutgers, told New Jersey 101.5. Harris wrote: "One study found that while half of men negotiated for their salary, only one out of eight women did.so let's encourage women to advocate for themselves in spite of what society may say".
Just a year ago, the USA median income for women was just 80 percent of the median income for men, according to the American Association of University Women.style="text-align: center;"