Forty-nine years after the Equal Pay Act was passed on June 10, 1963, the pay gap is just as real today as it was then. Women still get paid less, earning just 77 cents for every dollar earned by men. Women are still blocked from knowing what their colleagues make. And when they fight for fair pay, they can lose their jobs.
We need to close the loopholes that allow pay discrimination to continue in the first place.
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Paycheck Fairness Helps Families, Not Just Women
A report from the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee. Sen. Bob Casey, Chairman. Click the chart to see state-by-state facts on the gender pay gap.