Data show that state paid leave programs help to increase labor force participation among women, improve economic stability for families, strengthen businesses and grow state economies WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 5, 2024 – New analysis from the National...
You deserve to be paid fairly. It’s that simple.
Across race and ethnicity, women in the United States are paid just 77 cents for every dollar paid to men.
That’s more than $12,000 less per year – the equivalent of 17 months of food, nearly 15 months of child care, or the full cost of tuition and fees at a two-year community college.
For women of color, double binds of race and gender lead to even more punishing wage gaps. At the current glacial pace of change, women of color will have to wait more than a century to reach pay parity with white men.
Women and families can’t – and won’t – wait for fair pay. With your help, we will make wage discrimination a thing of the past and win the fair and family friendly policies that will help close the wage gap for good.