EQUAL PAY FOR WOMEN Ė STILL NOT THERE



EQUAL PAY DAY, a nationwide reminder that women are still paid less than men, is Thursday, April 8. That is the day in 1999 when womenís earnings catch up to menís earnings for 1998. In other words, a woman has to work 16 months to earn what a man earns in 12. More than 500 groups in 50 states will hold rallies, news conferences and other events to raise awareness and push for equitable pay for women.

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