NBC: Why securing equal pay for moms is the ‘unfinished business of the women’s movement’
May 5. 2021
Executive Director Noreen Farrell is featured in NBC speaking about Moms’ Equal Pay Day:
“The Covid-19 pandemic exposed the unfinished business of the women’s movement to change the system of work that is not working for mothers,” said Noreen Farrell, executive director of Equal Rights Advocates and Chair of the national Equal Pay Today Coalition, the organization that has been hosting Equal Pay Day since 2013. “Mothers face very specific workplace discrimination that fathers often do not. The consequences show up in their paychecks….
“The time is now for a comprehensive set of solutions to get mothers back to work, with equitable work conditions and a strong care infrastructure in place.”