Equal Pay Day Archives

Report: Arizona women earn 83 percent of what men earn; U.S. gap wider

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Michele Leber, 78, has been fighting to close the gender pay gap since the early 1970s, but new numbers released on the eve of Equal Pay Day show that she may still have her work cut out for her. The numbers Monday from the National Partnership for Women and Families show that women were paid… Read More →

Tempe to offer Equal Pay Business Partner designations

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The City of Tempe will award Equal Pay Business Partner designations on Wednesday, April 5, for the first time, making Tempe the first city in Arizona to have an equal pay designation. The designation is for local businesses that have shown proof that it provides equal pay for equal work to its employees. April 5… Read More →

Unequal Wages Cost Phoenix Women $3.8 Billion

A new analysis released for Equal Pay Day tomorrow reveals that the Phoenix area’s gender-based wage gap is punishing local families and the economy. Women who are employed full time in the Phoenix area are paid 85 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a yearly gap in wages of $6,685. Collectively, this… Read More →