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Equal Pay Day—Learn the Facts

From the Voter Participation Center (http://www.voterparticipation.org): In 2015, Equal Pay Day falls on April 14th, marking just how far into the year a woman must work to earn as much as a man. Together with Lake Research Partners, we have … Continue reading

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Urge Congress to Support the Paycheck Fairness Act

From the National Partnership for Women and Families (http://www.nationalpartnership.org/site/PageServer): In 1963, when President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law, a woman was paid 59 cents for every dollar paid to a man. More than 50 years … Continue reading

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Equal Pay for Women Would Mean a More Secure Retirement for All

Posted at http://www.nationofchange.org/equal-pay-women-would-mean-more-secure-retirement-all-1405950865 Kitty Lan, Campaign for America’s Future Op-Ed The link is simple and clear: Women earn less than men in the workplace – almost $450 billion less in total each year nationwide – resulting in lower Social Security … Continue reading

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Support the Paycheck Fairness Act

From the National Partnership for Women and Families (http://www.nationalpartnership.org/site/PageServer): The men’s March Madness basketball tournament concluded last night, but the insanity of unfair pay for women continues. Today is Equal Pay Day, a day that symbolizes how far into 2013 … Continue reading

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Support the Paycheck Fairness Act

From the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (http://www.civilrights.org):   Write Senators Casey and Toomey and your Representative at https://secure3.convio.net/leader/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=287 and urge them to support the Paycheck Fairness Act – because women are not worth less!   According to … Continue reading

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Calls Needed Now! Support Unemployment Benefit Extension, Equal Pay, Child Care/Head Start, and National Housing Trust Fund

Congress started its “lame duck” session today, and there is much unfinished business—most critically, an extension of unemployment benefits to support millions of Americans still struggling to find jobs in this difficult economy. However, all need support, and your help … Continue reading

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Support the Paycheck Fairness Act NOW

From PathWays PA (http://www.pathwayspa.org):   Women are short-changed every day. They are paid less than men, struggle to afford child care, and as they age are at greater risk of poverty. Women need real economic security – good jobs with … Continue reading

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