Every day needs to be #EqualPayDay. Pay inequity harms not only women, but also the families that rely on their income, and the economy overall. The wage gap also disproportionality impacts women in different racial and ethnic communities. Nothing could be more important than ensuring that all workers receive equal pay for equal work.
If women were paid the same as comparable men then the poverty rate in Massachusetts would be reduced by close to 69%.
Learn more by reading the report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research here. #EqualPayDay