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Unfair to Women and the Economy

April 21st, 2014

Sen. Barbara Mikulski - the longest serving woman in Congress- speaks out about the gender wage gap.

Sen. Barbara Mikulski – the longest serving woman in Congress- speaks out about the gender wage gap.

Republicans in the U. S. Senate blocked the measure that would have helped ensure equal pay for equal work. And, to add insult, they did so on Equal Pay Day, April 8, the day when women, on average, caught up to what men, on average earned the previous year. It still takes women better than 15 months to earn what men doing equal work can earn in 12.

The vote came after Washington’s Sen. Patty Murray delivered a speech on the Senate floor urging … Continue Reading »

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