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By Madison Hoff

October 21 is Latina Equal Pay Day, or the approximate day it would take for Latinas to earn what non-Hispanic white men made in just 2020. This means that Latinas had to work almost 22 months, or nearly 10 extra months in 2021, to earn what non-Hispanic white men did in 2020.

Working Latinas have a pretty large gender pay gap relative to white men. Latinas working full-time, year-round made 57 cents for every dollar non-Hispanic white men working full-time, year-round made, according to the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC)’s analysis of median earnings data from the Census Bureau.

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