In 2014, women working full time, year round were typically paid 79 cents for every dollar paid to a man, resulting in $10,762 in lost earnings. According to NWLC analysis of new Census Bureau data, not only is this figure about the same as last year’s figure of 78 cents, but the wage gap hasn’t budged in nearly a decade.

The wage gap for many women of color is even larger—with African American women making 60 cents and Hispanic women making 55 cents to their white, male, non-Hispanic counterparts’ dollar.

The stagnant wage gap highlights the need to enact policies that combat barriers that women face in the workplace, including:

There have been some positive developments in 2015, but unless more progress is made to help working families, we’ll be back here again next year—with the same, stagnant wage gap.

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