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National Equal Pay Day

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Created in 1996, equal pay day is held in April to symbolize how far into the year women must work to earn what men did in the previous year. Nationally, women make on average 80 percent to the dollar paid to white men. While in 2015, women residing in Alaska reportedly made 68 percent to the dollar.

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Created in 1996, equal pay day is held in April to symbolize how far into the year women must work to earn what men did in the previous year. Nationally, women make on average 80 percent to the dollar paid to white men. While in 2015, women residing in Alaska reportedly made 68 percent to the dollar.
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12509/6860028?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Wed, 05 Apr 2017 02:51:46 +0000 National Equal Pay Day Created in 1996, equal pay day is held in April to symbolize how far into the year women must work to earn what men did in the previous year. Nationally, women make on average 80 percent to the dollar paid to white men. While in 2015, women residing in Alaska reportedly made 68 percent to the dollar. http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12509/6860028?cpt=8&wpid=2637 KTUU people are protesting across the country. on average women make 20 percent less than men. nbc's sarah rosario reports on what's being done turn that around and the stand women are taking to make sure they're getting the pay they deserve. today women gather for one cause. equal pay,no delay. the fight for equal pay. created in 1996, equal pay day is held in april to symbolize how far into the year women must work to earn what men did the previous year. "women make on average 80 percent to the dollar paid to white men." the wage gap is even more for minority women. it's a fight continuing more than a half century after president kennedy signed the equal pay act in 1963. . 14 04 34 "when you see these numbers about unequal pay, it's a reminder that our country and our society has a long way to go." " take nats of protest in massachusetts lawmakers passed a first of its kind legislation last year called the pay equity bill it prohibits companies from asking perspective employees their current or past salary history. an effort to prevent pay discrimination from following a woman throughout her career similar measures are being considered nationwide. "being underpaid once should not condemn anyone to a lifetime of inequality" just last month, the u-s women's hockey team threatened to boycott the world championships before they reached a new contract agreement that increased wages and improved benefits. a high profile example of a reality women face daily, despite the many efforts to change it. sarah rosario nbc news. lawmakers on capitol hill re- introduced legislation today aimed at narrowing the legislation today aimed at narrowing the wage gap by eliminating loopholes in the equal pay act. the "paycheck fairness act" has been introduced before but has ultimately fallen short. as for the situation in alaska, in 2015 women earned an average of 68 cents to every one dollar earned by men. that's according to the most recent numbers from the alaska department of labor and workforce development. you can see how average wages have increased over the years and the separation between men and women. explore this data visualization on kt uu.com to learn about which fields women work in the most, and how the wage gap compares in different areas of the state. in news out




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