Equal Pay Day marks the time in the year that women on average catch up to the 2018 earnings of men (however, there are still months to go before reaching parity for many women of color). Catch up on our blog posts about the issue of pay equity:
- What we're reading this Equal Pay Day
Are you underpaid? How does sexual orientation impact compensation? How do you ask for a promotion? We dive into these questions and more in this reading list.
- Fighting for equal pay in Washington State
How is YWCA working to balance the scales here in Washington state?
- Black Women Equal Pay Day
This year, it will take black women eight months into 2019 to finally catch up to the 2018 earnings of white men.
- Native Women Equal Day Day
Native women have to work an additional nine months into 2019 to match the 2018 earnings of white men.
- Latina Equal Pay Day
Latinas are almost a full year (11 months!) behind the earnings of white men.
Do you want to make sure women and girls of color have the same resources and opportunities to earn a fair wage and build a stable career? Make a difference at our spring Luncheons, and check out our year-long 125th anniversary celebration!
Annalee Schafranek is the Public Relations & Marketing Manager at YWCA. She contributes agency news, press releases, and media coverage to the website. Annalee’s educational and professional experience has always focused on the place where gender equity and media meet.
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