Wyoming Predicted To Be The Last State To Close Gender Wage Gap

June 28, 2016

By Caroline Ballard If trends continue, Wyoming will close its gender wage gap last out of all 50 states – in the year 2159. That’s based on historical wage data from between 1959 and 2013 analyzed by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. Julie Anderson, a research associate at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, […]

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A Reminder of Gender Pay Inequity’s Toll on Seniors

April 11, 2016

This year, April 12 marks another historic milestone, but hardly one to celebrate. It’s Equal Pay Day, marking the day when the average woman’s income—in addition to her 2015 wages—finally matches the amount the average man earned by the close of 2015.

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AARP Supports Bill S992

March 30, 2016

  By Aarp NewJersey (Patch Poster) In 2014, female full-time workers made only 79 cents for every dollar earned by men, a gender wage gap of 21 percent. The gender gap is worse for minority women. In 2012 the median annual earnings of Hispanic women were $28,424, just 54 percent of the median annual earnings of […]

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Tennessee women still experience pay inequality

March 8, 2016

The latest report by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) finds that in Tennessee, closing the gender wage gap would cut poverty for working women by 44 percent and would add $8.7 billion to Tennessee’s economy.

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