And when I worked for months researching and fighting for a pay raise of more than $1.00/hr not only for myself, but all my coworkers... my s--t of a boss (who happened to be male) stood there and took credit for it. And of course no one believed me. Classy.
The Equal Pay Act that Kennedy signed in 1963 prohibited “discrimination on account of sex in the payment of wages by employers engaged in commerce or in the production of goods for commerce.” Yet a half century later, in the first three months of 2012, women still earned only 82.2 percent of what men earned. That’s comparing the “usual median weekly earnings” of full-time employees. Comparing annual pay of full-time, year-round workers, women earned only 77 percent of what men earned in…
13 Photos Of Women Fighting For Equal Pay Throughout History
I really like this photo because of what it represents. So many women gathered together to fight for equality. The words "A woman's place is everywhere," really speaks to the heart of every women. If they are ever questioning where they belong or where they should go, they just have to remember that their place is everywhere and anywhere they think they should be. (15)