Black Women Reach Equal Pay – Seven Months Late
Black women reach equal pay – seven months late
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Black women in the workforce hit a dubious milestone on Monday, finally earning as much over 19 months as their white male peers had in a single year.
With black women who have a full time job earning 63 cents on average for every dollar pocketed by a man, Black Women’s Equal Pay Day marks the point on the calendar when their pay catches up – nearly eight months later.
Women in general are out earned by men, taking home 80 cents for every dollar paid to male colleagues, according to the National Organization for Women’s website. Based on …