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Posted byon June 4, 2012 at 12:16 PM EST
The gender wage gap puts women at a career-long disadvantage. In 2011, a typical 25-year-old woman working full-time all year earned $5,000 less than a typical 25-year-old man. If that earnings gap is not corrected, by the age of 65 years, she will have lost $431,000 over her working lifetime.
Posted byon June 1, 2012 at 11:53 AM EST
When women, who make up nearly half the workforce, bring home less money each day, it means they have less for the everyday needs of their families, and over a lifetime of work, far less savings for retirement.
Posted byon April 17, 2012 at 11:25 AM EST
According to the latest U.S. Census statistics, on average, full-time working women earned 77 cents to every dollar earned by men, which means less for families’ everyday needs, less for investments in our children’s futures, and, when added up over a lifetime of work, substantially less for retirement
Posted byon March 15, 2012 at 3:02 PM EST
Since 2012, the Equal Pay Task Force has worked to identify and address challenges to gender pay disparities. Meet the Equal Pay Task Force members and ask them a questions about their efforts.
Posted byon February 6, 2012 at 12:03 PM EST
Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett introduces the Equal Pay App Challenge, calling on technologically-inclined citizens to create an app that helps women ensure they're earning 'equal pay for equal work.'
Posted byon February 1, 2012 at 7:00 PM EST
The Equal Pay App Challenge is a national competition to develop software applications that leverage public data to promote equal pay for men and women.
Posted byon August 26, 2011 at 10:07 AM EST
Supporting women translates into stronger families and a stronger economy
Posted byon April 12, 2011 at 4:50 PM EST
Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis issued a statement on Monday regarding Equal Pay Day, which is today, April 12.
Posted byon April 12, 2011 at 9:07 AM EST
Melody Barnes, Domestic Policy Adviser and the Director of the Domestic Policy Council, discusses the impacts of unequal pay for women, and President Obama's actions to get equal pay for women under the Paycheck Fairness Act.
Posted byon March 15, 2011 at 4:46 PM EST