Eva Longoria Says Latina Wage Gap Is Like Ripping A Dollar In Half
By Elyse Wanshel
Latina Equal Pay Day, which falls on Nov. 2, symbolically marks the day when the average Latina would have finally made the same amount that the average white man made the previous year — and Eva Longoria is over it.
On Thursday, the actress wrote a guest newsletter for Fortune in which she shared some harsh truths about the plight of working Latinas in the U.S.
According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Latinas experience one of the largest gender wage gaps among all women — making just 54 percent of white men’s annual earnings.
That’s less than white, Asian, black or Native American women.
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