Tag Archives: pay discrimination

Chart of the Day: The pay gap for women of color

TweetEarlier this week we got the terribly exciting news that, according to the latest Census numbers, the average American woman now makes 78 cents, instead of 77 cents, to the average dude’s dollar. But, as we know, the gap–which hasn’t improved in a decade–varies a lot by race. Here’s a chart from ThinkProgress showing how [...]
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Chart of the Day: The pay gap narrows by one whole percentage point

TweetReaders, I am forced to humbly apologize to the Senate Republicans. Just this morning, I blamed them for, yet again, blocking legislation to address pay discrimination. But it turns out they might be on to something. According to latest data from the Census Bureau, even without the help of the Paycheck Fairness Act, the gender pay gap [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet If you haven’t yet, go read @ClinicEscort‘s account of explaining the importance of abortion rights to an Amtrak-full of students heading home from Saturday’s “March for Uterine Conscription” (scroll down to January 26). The NYT on the BS lawsuits challenging religious groups’ responsibility to provide insurance that covers birth control under the new health [...]
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Today Yesterday in Feminist History: The Lilly Ledbetter Act

Tweet Three years ago yesterday, President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act — the first legislation he signed as president (which you have to admit is kinda awesome). What really inspired me about this legislation and Ledbetter’s fight was that it reminds us of the importance of storytelling and putting real stories [...]
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