Today marks the twentieth anniversary of “Equal Pay Day,” which the National Committee on Pay Equity launched as a public awareness event in 1996 to symbolize how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. In more than 50 years since enactment of the federal Equal Pay Act (“EPA”) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”), women have made significant.
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- National Equal Pay Day 2016 (Jackson Lewis PC)
- Equal Pay Day (Think Progress)
- It’s not “choices,” it’s pure sexism: Women get paid less for one reason — they’re discriminated against (Salon)
- Here's What it Takes to Sue For Gender Pay Discrimination—and Win (Fortune)
- On Equal Pay Day, CAP Outlines Next Steps for Progress on Equal Pay (Center for American Progress)
- The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap (AAUW)
- Equal Pay Day: Pay Gap Wider for Black, Latina, American Indian Women (DiversityInc)
- Equal Pay and the Wage Gap (National Women's Law Center)
- Video: It's Time for #EqualPayNow (U.S. Department of Labor)
- On Equal Pay Day, key facts about the gender pay gap (Pew Research Center)
- Madam C.E.O., Get Me a Coffee (The New York Times)