Rep. Jan Schakowsky Statement on Equal Pay Day 2016

Washington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--April 12, 2016.  Today, Representative Jan Schakowsky released the following statement on Equal Pay day, which is the point every year when a woman has finally earned the same yearly salary as their male counterpart:

“It is simply unacceptable that in the year 2016, women are still paid less because they are women. On average, women earn 79 cents for every dollar earned by men. For women of color it is worse. African- American women are paid 60 cents and Latinas are paid 55 cents for every dollar earned by men. By the age of 65, the . . .

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