On Equal Pay Day, Wyoming Still Lagging Behind

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Today is Equal Pay Day, the day that marks how far into the next year women on average have to work to bring home the same income men earned in the previous year.

Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) joined Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) in marking Equal Pay Day and reintroducing the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation that would strengthen the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and guarantee that women can challenge pay discrimination and hold employers accountable.

Women working for Warren were paid just 71 cents for every dollar paid to men during the 2016 fiscal year...

The pay gap was lowest in NY, where women made 89 percent of what men made, and highest in Wyoming, where women made 64 cents on the dollar compared to men. And generational shifts don't change that: A 2015 Pew Research study revealed that women and men start out on a fairly even playing field, with millennial women earning 90 percent as much as men. And I remember watching my best friend work the same job as her male colleagues although her salary came out to be less.

The size of the gender pay gap varies depending on who you ask.

Chelsea Clinton took a more political approach to the issue of equal pay, criticizing the Trump administration.

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I was an Emmy Award-winning journalist with decades of experience and I still found myself in a position where I couldn't get equal pay for equal work.

The report looks at median earnings for men and women across industries.

One profession appears to be lagging behind all the rest when it comes to women's pay.

The gender pay gap is defined as the average difference between men's and women's aggregate hourly earnings.

The forced arbitration clause became the subject of public debate past year when Fox News presenter Gretchen Carlson dodged an arbitration clause in her own contract by directly suing the company's former chief Roger Ailes over claims of sexual harassment.

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A first-time All-Star in 2015 who lost an AL-leading 19 times last season, Archer (1-0) limited NY to two runs and seven hits. He also struck out 54 batters compared to just four walks, while the Rays only hit.204/.222/.413 against him.

Black women made 63 cents on the dollar nationally compared to men and Latina women just 54 cents, the study said.

Women earned 79.6 cents for every dollar men made in 2015, according to data from the Census Bureau released past year.

According to the Daily Beast, the top ten most remunerative majors (except pharmaceutical scientists) are dominated by men.

Catherine Crosby of Dayton Human Relations Council said all that missing money can add up to thousands of dollars per year.

Based on the findings, it would take women an extra 44 days of work to earn what men did in 2015, Pew said. In fact, the persistent wage gap means that, on average, women lose a combined $840 billion every year, according to a new report from the National Partnership for Women & Families. The firm donated to Lean In to support the national rollout of the campaign, and has also partnered with celebrity "Equal Pay Trailblazers", including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, activist Lilly Ledbetter, tennis legend Billie Jean King and actress Patricia Arquette (who advocated for equal pay when she won an Oscar).

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