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miércoles, 24 de agosto de 2016

We Have to Get Real, the Racial and Gender Pay Gap Exists

We Have to Get Real, the Racial and Gender Pay Gap Exists
 - Like climate change, the gender pay gap has some fervent deniers. But it does indeed exist, and most people know that – like climate change – it is a very real issue that needs to be addressed. The problem is that the most common statistic we hear about the pay gap – that women are paid 79 cents for every dollar paid to men – represents the pay disparity women on average face. For Black women, as is far too often the case, the problem is much worse. For every dollar paid to a White man, Black women are paid just 60 cents.