4 ways women earn less than men

Equal Pay Act

A woman working full time in Florida is typically paid 87 cents for every dollar paid to a man - a yearly difference of $5,474, according to the annual "Equal Pay Day" report by the nonprofit National Partnership for Women & Families.

While fashion brands and retailers have had their own share of issues related to gender discrimination and the wage gap - Walmart, Burberry, Victoria's Secret and others have been called out for gender pay gaps in the past - there are firms that are stepping up to the plate in various ways to push for change.

Last year, Hoosier women were paid 76 cents for every dollar paid to a man.

Women under age 40 earned an average of $0.79 for each dollar earned by men in 2017, down from $0.82 in 2016. Equal Pay Day originated in 1996 through the National Committee on Pay Equity as an event to illustrate the wage gap between men and women.

According to American Association of University Women, black women earn 63% of what white men are paid, while Hispanic women earn 54 percent. Latinas working full-time in 2017 won't have made what white men made until November 1 of this year, said Noreen Farrell of the California-based group Equal Rights Advocates. If women were paid the same as men, for instance, the poverty rate among working women would decrease from 8.0% to 3.8%, according to the Institute for Women's Policy Research. The AAUW encourages people to fight for fair pay by calling on Congress to rule in favor of equal pay. The new analysis was released in conjunction with Equal Pay Day on April 10. And a Native Women's Equal Pay Day on September 27. And they will be clad in red "because women are still 'in the red, '" PowHer New York, one of the organizers, said in a statement. What's more, Burberry not only reports a 26% pay gap, but then men at the company have historically received higher bonuses as well.

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In an effort to close the gap, communities nationwide, including Erie County, are observing Equal Pay Day.

Just imagine the extra time, extra physical and emotional energy that many women expend to make ends meet. One recent Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce report found that women need an extra degree (such as a bachelor's degree to match a man's associate degree) to attain comparable earnings.

Myth #2: Women make less money because they don't negotiate well. MS is one of two states in the country that does not have a state law on the books addressing that issue. But she noted that only 30 percent of women actually negotiate their salaries. For 2018, that gap has increased to 74 cents per dollar.

The UK introduced gender pay gap reporting under the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017. She says fighting for things like benefits, company shares and paid leave are also important in the negotiation process.

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