Public News Service: Advocates to flood social media to promote Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

July 9. 2024

National Campaigns Director & Director of Equal Pay Today Deborah Vagins is quoted in a Public News Service article about Black Women’s Equal Pay Day.

“Black women have to work all the way into July of this year to make what white non-Hispanic men would have made in 2023 alone,” Vagins pointed out. “It’s an acknowledgment of that pay gap.”…

“It’s also the lack of pay transparency in the workplace,” Vagins emphasized. “It is setting salaries based on your prior salary history rather than on your qualifications for the job. It’s jobs failing to have protections against harassment or pregnancy discrimination.”

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