The Equal Pay Act has been the law for more than 50 years — but it needs to be updated and strengthened. Policy changes can help achieve equal pay.
Equal Pay & the Wage Gap
Women in the U.S. who work full time, year round are paid only 84 cents for every dollar paid to men — and for women of color, the wage gap is even larger. It’s long past time to close the gap.
Equal Pay Laws
Measuring the Wage Gap
Women of every race are paid less than men, at all education levels — and it only gets worse as women’s careers progress.