Closing the Wage Gap is Especially Important for Women of Color in Difficult Times

American women who work full time, year round are paid only 77 cents for every dollar paid to their male counterparts. But the wage gap is even larger for many women of color working full time, year round, as African-American women are paid only 62 cents, and Hispanic women only 54 cents, for every dollar paid to white, non-Hispanic men. 

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Read the full fact sheet by the National Women’s Law Center here

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