Equal pay: 5 things you need to know by annalyn kurtz @annalynkurtz april 8, 2014: 1:44 pm et women make up slightly more than half of the workers in the profession, and the pay is nearly equal for men and women in 2010. April 12 marks equal pay day symbolizing how far into the year women have to work on average before their earnings catch up with what men earned in the previous year. For most of recorded history, men's pay has tended to be higher than women's this both reflects and underpins gender roles, with men's authority more highly valued socially as well as economically. Here, the shocking ways women aren't yet equal to men in america 1 women pay more for common household items than men do advertisement - continue reading below shampoo, deodorant even a 10-pack of socks are among the many products that cost more for women.
Companies in iceland now required to demonstrate they pay men, women fairly : the two-way pay discrimination was already illegal every three years, the companies will need to confirm that they are paying men and women equally for jobs of equal value. Men are not supposed to be paid more for performing a particular job just because they are men the equal pay act of 1963 made it a legal federal requirement that pay scales for identical work be the same regardless of whether the employee doing the labor is male or female if a woman works the same. The inequality of sport: women men val hanson it has been 30 years since title ix legislation granted women equal playing time, but the male-dominated. women will get equal pay unequal pay: the life cycle of a woman's earning power read more as well as the moral, rights-driven pressure to narrow the gaps, pay discrimination between men and women is a loss to employers and the wider economy. Here are a few key facts about the gender wage gap to keep in mind on equal pay day 1 women earn just 79 cents for every dollar made by men this means that gender-based pay discrimination is still a significant cause of the discrepancy in pay between men and women 9.
This map provides information on federal and state-level equal pay and pay transparency protections for workers more information about protection, coverage and available remedies are listed in an accompanying table at the link below. Home / publications / issue fact sheets and reports / why women don't deserve equal pay why despite the law the gap has not disappeared for example, the gap between the pay of men and women in professional and who wins and who loses by having this practice of unequal pay well. Here's the truth behind the gender wage gap the us department of labor reported that when men and women have equal education and career so if your co-worker decides to give you a lecture on the wage gap myth on equal pay day, you'll now have these statistics to shut him (or her.
another year, another several million dollars lost to the gender pay gap on april 8 we once again recognize equal pay day, the symbolic date when women's wages catch up to men's from the previous yeari know my calendar says 2014, but i'm having trouble believing it the mad. Unequal pay claims it happened to me: unequal pay what is unequal pay unequal pay describes pay differences between men and women if men and women are doing the same work, then they should be getting the same wages. Amazoncom: unequal pay for women and men: evidence from the british birth cohort studies (9780262600392): heather joshi, pierella paci: books.
The anniversary, known as equal pay day, marks how far into 2013 women must work to earn what men earned in 2012 women in the united states today are paid on average 77 cents for every dollar paid to men-- the gap is even worse for african-american and latina women. On average, women do not receive equal pay for doing the same jobs men do not only should women receive fair pay because they deserve it, but because it would be good for the us economy consider this: 41 percent of women are their families' sole source of income and women contribute 83% of. (the wall street journal) washington - president barack obama on tuesday said the salary gap between men and women is unfair and needs to be remedied, outlining an election-year effort by democrats to highlight gender pay disparities and shore up support for the party's candidates among women. the pay plans differ for the men's and women's national teams, who have their own players' associations and negotiate their own collective bargaining agreements.