Women’s Rights

Wage Gap
Paycheck Fairness

Women still earn less than men

It’s time to close the wage gap.

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We support the Paycheck Fairness Act of 2019 to ensure that women get equal pay for equal work.
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On average, women still earn just 80 cents for every dollar earned by men, with women of color receiving even less.
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The Equal Pay Act of 1963 failed to fully close the wage gap due to limited enforcement tools and inadequate remedies.
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The Paycheck Fairness Act would require employers who pay employees different amounts for doing the same job to demonstrate that gender is NOT the reason for the discrepancy.
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Other provisions of the Paycheck Fairness Act guarantee working women the right to challenge pay discrimination and end the practice of pay secrecy.

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Bills in Congress

A bill to help curb the tragic epidemic of violence against Native American women and girls

A bill to help curb the tragic epidemic of violence against Native American women and girls

A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994.

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