Pay Equity

"Only where they are organized do women get equal pay for equal work."
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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In 2017 AAUW observed the following equal pay days. Stay tuned for the 2018 dates!

AAUW’s Spring 2017 The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap is here, and the fall edition of the report has more truth in it than ever. How do we explain the 20-cent gender pay gap (a statistically insignificant change from last year), and what do race, location, and career choice have to do with it?

Great AAUW video: #TheNew10 Submission - The U.S. Treasury has called on Americans to submit their "ideas, symbols, designs, or any other feedback that can inform the secretary as he considers options for the $10 redesign." So we figured we'd help Secretary Lew reimagine the $10 bill by illustrating just how real the gender pay gap is.

Teens For Equal Pay Facebook Page

PowHer Plays: 2015 NYS Equal Pay Legislation - this video series spotlighting one of a dozen women's equality laws that passed during the 2015 NYS legislative season, featuring Dina Bakst from A Better Balance and Beverly Neufeld from Powher NY.

Equal Pay Day Action Kit, a Guide to taking action on Equal Pay Day - Whether you want to run your own Equal Pay Day event or just show your support and spread the word, this guide will connect you with the ideas and resources you need to make it happen.

AAUW Research Reveals New Dimensions to the Gender Pay Gap in Advance of Equal Pay Day

Teaching College Women Salary Negotiation - $tart $mart workshops prepares college women who are approaching the job market with the confidence, knowledge, and skills they need to negotiate salaries and benefits.

Updated January 20, 2018

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