Advocates call for more salary transparency on Equal Pay Day
Advocates call for more salary transparency on Equal Pay Day
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18 April, 2017, 03:04
So it's not so surprising that the first daughter would advocate for closing the pay gap on Equal Pay Day Tuesday, a holiday aimed at highlighting and closing the gap between men's and women's wages.
As a result, she says, the average social security benefit for retired women is about $4,000 less than it is for men of similar age. Des Moines Professionals, the city's local Lean In Circle - a global network of small peer support groups - and local business Wanderlust are participating in the campaign. Louisiana ladies are paid just 68 cents on the dollar for what men are paid. But, unfortunately, the pay gap is even greater for women of color.
With full-time working women earning just 75 cents for every dollar paid to their male counterparts, State Representatives Janine Boyd and Kent Smith recently introduced House Bill 138. Equal Pay Day marks how long into the next year a woman has to work to earn as much money as a man made in the previous year, based on those averages. Statewide, that amount decreases to 77 cents.
Some participants in the Equal Pay Day wore red to symbolize how far women and minorities are "in the red" with their pay. That's supposed to represent how far into the next workweek a woman has to work to earn a man's weekly pay.
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Women working construction only make 33% of the median earnings for men working the same job. The new regulations, which come into force Thursday, will affect roughly 9,000 firms employing more than 15 million people, nearly half the United Kingdom workforce.
It took until April 4, 2017 for women in the United States to earn as much money as men had earned in 2016, if you start counting both at the beginning of past year.
She told the crowd that they cure her every time with their love and they help sustain her during hard times. Visit www. coachella .com for a schedule of performances, festival maps and other information.
On Tuesday, a chemical attack by the Syrian government against civilians left at least 72 people dead and hundreds were injured. Mevlut Cavusoglu said Saturday that the United States intervention was only "cosmetic" unless it removes Assad from power.
But it also includes the controversial residency requirement, which has drawn criticism from both ends of the political spectrum. This year was nothing short of a resounding and historic victory for students in the State University of NY ".
Eaton and Rendon hit consecutive doubles in the bottom half off Eickhoff, who allowed three runs and eight hits in six innings. The Phillies took a 2-1 lead in the fifth on a two-out RBI single by Cesar Hernandez off Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg.
The push to add the tipping option in New York City stemmed from a petition that was organized by the Independent Drivers Guild . Uber competitor Lyft and local ride-hailing startup Juno both have tipping options in their apps.
Although war is avoided, the threat to Japan and South Korea, which remain within range of North Korea's missiles, may continue. The Latest on the failed launch of a North Korean missile Sunday from the country's east coast (all times local): 9:44 a.m.
He said the three were involved in anti-state activities, including the bombing of a police station, in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. However, India denied Pakistan's contention and maintained that Jadhav was kidnapped by Pakistani authorities.
This year, the Orthodox churches celebrate Easter on the same Sunday that Roman Catholics and Protestants mark the holy festival. Easter Sunday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ was celebrated with religious fervour in the city.
But he said Wednesday the USA doesn't have "firm information" to show that Russian forces were involved in the gas attack. And Putin said the same thing on Wednesday, particularly that trust between the U.S and Russian Federation has eroded.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that Syria has used chlorine bombs and other chemical weapons dozens of times. And Putin said the same thing on Wednesday, particularly that trust between the U.S and Russian Federation has eroded.
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