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…
For more than a century, women have been fighting for equal pay. We've made progress, but stronger and more comprehensive laws are needed.
Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions about the gender pay gap.
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 over 1/3 less than white men for doing the same work.