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Tuesday, April 4, 2017


The significance of Equal Pay Day on April 4

Bianna Golodryga April 4, 2017
By Kate Murphy
Equal pay is a hot-button issue and has its own day on April 4.
Equal Pay Day began in 1996 to raise public awareness about the gap between men’s and women’s wages, and there have been many efforts over the years to mind the pay gap.
In 1963, President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law. Then in 1964, the Civil Rights Act expanded protections against discrimination based on race, origin, color, religion or sex.
But the one-two punch of these two laws still didn’t knock out pay inequality in the workplace........

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