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Shortchanged: Why Women Get Paid Less Than Men

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…

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Wage Gap | Intersectional Feminism | America, your employee rights are seriously lacking. Legal to pay disabled people less? We have laws against that kind of shit in the UK.

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Race intersected with gender, such that women earned less than men of their same race for each group studied:

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I will always keep this in mind because I think to many white feminists forget about it. Intersectional Feminism for ALL!

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Republicans Against Equal Pay for Women

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US women's soccer team accuses federation of wage discrimination

Five top USA women’s soccer players have filed a federal wage-discrimination complaint against the US Soccer Federation on behalf of the entire team

Yep every single job interview where they asked if I had children (I had 2) I…

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Equal Education/Unequal Pay - closing the gender wage gap.

Get your sledge hammers out, ladies – we need to smash through that glass ceiling!

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The 25 Weirdest Things That Have Happened On Late Night Tumblr

people like "it's called deduction use it" make me angry. they call us out for being uneducated when really they're the uneducated ones. the wage gap is real and it needs to stop.

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you need to refer to this when discussing wage gap or else you're ignoring very real issue of racial inequality & oppression

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