How Equal Pay Day Was Celebrated in the United States
April 4th is Equal Pay Day, dedicated to increasing awareness surrounding the gender pay gap. This is how Equal Pay Day was celebrated in the United States: on March 27th, the President reversed protections for women workers…
“…On March 27, Trump revoked the 2014 Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces order then-President Barack Obama put in place to ensure that companies with federal contracts comply with 14 labor and civil rights laws. The Fair Pay order was put in place after a 2010 Government Accountability Office investigation showed that companies with rampant violations were being awarded millions in federal contracts…” ~ Mary Emily O’Hara
Does 45’s cavalier attitude towards women’s pay make you angry? Perhaps the responding tweets to Ivanka Trump’s celebration of Equal Pay Day will be cathartic for you…
Women Torch Ivanka Trump for Celebrating Equal Pay Day After Her Dad Reverses Equal Pay Protection | Addicting Info
“… There’s not a lot to celebrate this year since Trump’s order gives companies the ability to once again hide pay discrepancies from their female employees and force female employees who are sexually harassed or assaulted on the job to remain silent about it…” ~ Stephen D. Foster Jr.
Be aware. Be fair.