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If Current Trends Continue, Hispanic Women Will Wait 232 Years for Equal Pay; Black Women Will Wait 108 Years

In advance of Latinas’ Equal Pay Day on November 1—the day symbolizing how far into the year that Latinas must work to earn what White men earned in the previous year—the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) released an analysis finding that, if trends over the last 30 years continue, Hispanic women will not see equal pay with White men until 2248, 232 years from now.

By |2020-09-10T03:53:29-05:00October 31, 2016|IWPR|0 Comments

The Economic Impact of Equal Pay by State

Persistent earnings inequality for working women translates into lower lifetime pay for women, less income for families, and higher rates of poverty across the United States. In each state in the country, women experience lower earnings and higher poverty rates than men.

By |2020-09-10T03:35:40-05:00February 25, 2016|Economic, Security, Mobility, and Equity, Fact Sheet|0 Comments

Equal Pay for Women Can Cut Poverty in Half, Boost Wages Significantly, AND Grow the Economy. Can Any Other Policy Lever Do That?

by Heidi Hartmann, Ph.D. Every September, the U.S. Census Bureau [...]

By |2015-09-23T18:40:14-05:00September 23, 2015|IWPR|0 Comments
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