As someone who has spent the better part of my life fighting for fair pay for women, I believe it’s always a good time to talk about the pay gap. But the topic is especially important now—and the timing has little to do with Equal Pay Day on April 9.
Column by Linda Meric Submit guest columns: email@example.com On Tuesday, April 20, people across the nation observed Equal Pay Day 2010 – representing the point when women’s wages finally catch up to men’s wages from last year. According to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau statistics, women who work in full-time, year-round jobs earn, [...]
Column by Linda Meric Submit guest columns: firstname.lastname@example.org A year ago, dozens of women’s and civil-rights activists gathered at the White House to watch President Barack Obama sign his first piece of legislation into law: the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act. The signing was a triumphant moment – especially with its namesake, Lilly [...]