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Quote of the Day: Minnesota state rep says wanting equal pay and sick leave makes women “look like whiners”

Tweet “We heard several bills last week about women’s issues and I kept thinking to myself, these bills are putting us backwards in time. We are losing the respect that we so dearly want in the workplace by bringing up all these special bills for women and almost making us look like whiners.” That’s state Rep. [...]
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Quote of the Day: State of the Union edition

Tweet“Today, women make up about half our workforce. But they still make 77 cents for every dollar a man earns. That is wrong, and in 2014, it’s an embarrassment. Tweet
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Chart of the day: Female doctors earn $50,000 less than male doctors

TweetThe gender pay gap among doctors, dentists and other health care workers has grown over the past decade, says Sarah Kliff over at the Wonkblog, citing new research in the Journal of the American Medical Association. As you can see in the chart below, even adjusting for hours and years of experience, female doctors earn less than their male [...]
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Mind the gap: Latinas and unequal pay

TweetOn June 10, 1963, the U.S. government passed an amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act making it illegal to pay women less than men for the same work. That was 50 years ago, and women are still paid less than men at all education levels, in almost every field. On average, women make 77 [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

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