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Today Is National Equal Pay Day

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(WLNS) - On average in the U.S. women in the workplace are paid 77 cents to every man's dollar.

The difference is even greater for women of color.

April 8 is recognized as National Equal Pay Day.  That's how long into the new year that a woman has to work to equal a man's pay for the past calendar year.

The Equal Pay Act was signed into Federal law more than fifty years ago.  President Obama issued a proclamation recognizing April 8 as Equal Pay Day.


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