The Business Journals: This is how much longer Black women have to work to earn as much as their white male counterparts
September 21. 2022
According to recently released research from Equal Rights Advocates, 50 percent of Black and Latinx women say they are struggling to make ends meet, knocking them down the ladder of financial stability due to increased caregiving responsibilities and debt.
“And as their employment opportunities decline, ERA found Black and Latinx family breadwinners are also experiencing discrimination at work,” the group said. “Ensuring women – especially women of color – are paid equitably is imperative to help close the economic gap.”