Over half a century after pay discrimination became illegal in the United States, a persistent pay gap between men and women continues to hurt our nation’s workers and our national…
Currently, there is a major shortage of K-12 teachers in the United States. Low pay is one of the major reasons many people are avoiding or leaving teaching.
No matter how you break down the gender pay gap numbers — by state, age, education, race, or occupation — the gap is substantial.
Every U.S. state has a gender pay gap, and some are wider than others. Share this information with state and federal legislators as a call to action for stronger laws.
The labor force participation rate — that is those working or looking for work — for women with children under 18 was 71.5% in 2018.
Overall, women working full time in the U.S. make 82% of what men do. And collectively, the pay gap costs working women more than $500 billion a year.
Most people grasp the fundamentals of the gender pay gap: Women working full-time earn roughly 80% of men’s salaries. But there are some lesser-known facts about the pay gap as…
Black women are paid only 58 cents for every dollar earned by white men.
Research shows no cognitive biological differences between the genders in math, so the idea of a male “math brain” is not true.
Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions about the gender pay gap.