Equal Pay Day reminds workers of the importance of knowing their worth

Apr 11, 2018, 05:54
Equal Pay Day reminds workers of the importance of knowing their worth

The gap does not consider that, on average, women work less hours than men and are less experienced than their male counterparts. The analysis found white, non-Hispanic women lose $11,810 annually while Asian women lose $16,165 and black women lose $20,770 a year in wages. Yet, for some reason, we still haven't figured out how to make sure that our USA working women are paid as much as their male counterparts.

Myth #4: We already have laws that address the gender wage gap. In 2009, the first bill he signed was the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, enabling women who were unknowingly and unfairly paid less than their male colleagues to be additionally compensated. If the gap were eliminated, for example, the extra money earned by the average woman in Colorado would be equivalent to 8.6 months of childcare, 6.9 months of rent, or 0.7 additional years of tuition and fees for a four-year public university, according to the study.

More news: Warrior track team competes in Crabtree Classic

On the latest episode of Today, Explained, Vox's senior policy correspondent Sarah Kliff and Wilson joined Sean Rameswaram to talk about how things like motherhood and race impact the gender pay gap. Women don't pay a almost 20 percent tax in the workplace just because they are women. And a Native Women's Equal Pay Day on September 27. On average, they say, a woman makes 81 cents for every dollar a white man makes.

Despite having fewer than 250 staff, IntY has elected to publish its pay-gap data. That makes us the territory with the 17th highest wage gap in the United States. The Act amends the New Jersey Law against Discrimination.

More news: McGregor involved in backstage melee ahead of UFC 223

"In spite of abundant evidence, the chorus of gender wage gap denial continues-men are twice as likely to believe it's just not real and one out of three Americans don't even know it exists."

Economists are increasingly examining the role of "occupational segregation", or how women and men are steered toward different occupations.

More news: Michigan Ready to Take On Villanova

My team and I are working tirelessly to make sure this vicious cycle of underpaying and undervaluing women ends. "This suggests that the disruption to the early career of women who have children in their late 20s and early 30s is more harmful than either having a child before the career is really started or having it later, when the woman is established in her career", the researchers write in the paper. Undervaluing themselves is part of the reason, she says, as 50% of female survey respondents said they experienced impostor syndrome most of the time.

loading...
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
  • Conor Mcgregor and His Gang Roll Through New York City

    Conor Mcgregor and His Gang Roll Through New York City

    But he will clearly have to start thinking about one of UFC's biggest stars this week, when things may or may not be quieter.
    EPA chief secretly gave huge raises to longtime aides

    EPA chief secretly gave huge raises to longtime aides

    The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers applauded the move, saying it would "keep new vehicles affordable to more Americans". Current regulations from the EPA require the fleet of new vehicles to get 36 miles per gallon in real-world driving by 2025.
    Russian Federation  announces earlier delivery of S-400 missile systems to Turkey

    Russian Federation announces earlier delivery of S-400 missile systems to Turkey

    In November, Turkey signed a letter of intent with France and Italy to strengthen co-operation on joint defence projects. Half of the offshore section of the pipeline has already been installed. "Companies are working on it", Putin said.
  • Zidane confirms Bale is unhappy at Madrid

    Zidane confirms Bale is unhappy at Madrid

    Will Madrid sell at a lower than anticipated price? The longevity of Madrid's dominance in Europe has been incredible. Ronaldo, in particular, has perfected the art of carrying a side through the knockout stages of the Champions League.
    The eagle has landed ... on James Paxton's shoulder

    The eagle has landed ... on James Paxton's shoulder

    This is the guy, after all, who after playing his second big league game in front of over 41,000 at Busch Stadium in St. But it came for me", the left-hander said on Thursday evening after the Twins rallied past the Mariners 4-2.
    Narendra Modi betrayed Andhra Pradesh by denying special status, says Chandrababu Naidu

    Narendra Modi betrayed Andhra Pradesh by denying special status, says Chandrababu Naidu

    He also met leaders from different parties to generate support over getting Special Category Status (SCS) for Andhra Pradesh . Subsequently, the BJP refuted Naidu's charges and ridiculed him for his attempts to seek support from the Opposition.
  • And It's a Third Win in a Row for Parsippany Softball

    And It's a Third Win in a Row for Parsippany Softball

    Junior infielder Lillie Goetz went one for three with a walk on Wednesday, but drove in three runs off a double in the the inning. Southern Regional defeated Central Regional with an impressive fourth inning that clinched the game for the Rams (2-1).
    Steve Kerr blasts Warriors' effort in blowout; Kevin Durant disagrees

    Steve Kerr blasts Warriors' effort in blowout; Kevin Durant disagrees

    He was released from a hospital Sunday after preliminary tests showed no structural damage or problems with his nervous system. A spot shooter for most of the season, Bogdanovic has been more committed to driving the lane and using the baseline to score.
    Ford Escape Fails Passenger Safety Test

    Ford Escape Fails Passenger Safety Test

    The Institute has used that process, known as test verification, to assign other types of ratings under certain circumstances. None of the newly rated 2018 models earns better than acceptable marks for structure.
  • USA  will 'regret' pulling out of nuke deal: Iran leader

    USA will 'regret' pulling out of nuke deal: Iran leader

    But it is still allowed to develop nuclear technology for civilian purposes, including energy production and scientific research. The 20 percent figure is significant, because it is more than enough to quickly reach the threshold for a nuclear weapon.
    Wolves-LA Lakers game recap

    Wolves-LA Lakers game recap

    He finished an acrobatic layup after receiving a lob pass from Teague. "He got to his spots, he scored when he wanted to score". Trey Lyles (Inc .) - Lyles only played four minutes, but Denver immediately rattled off an 11-0 run when he entered the game.
    Gov. Fallin 'absolutely' plans to sign tax increase for teacher raises

    Gov. Fallin 'absolutely' plans to sign tax increase for teacher raises

    Sapulpa Public Schools will be closed April 2, 3, and 4. "This is a start, and we are getting Oklahoma back on track". Like in Kansas, Oklahoma's tax cuts and deregulation spree didn't have the desired effect on the economy.
popular