United Business Journal: Why Women Still Earn Less: Understanding the Gender Pay Gap

June 11. 2024


ERA National Campaigns Director and Director of Equal Pay Today Deborah Vagins is featured in a United Business Journal article about the persistence of the gender wage gap on the 61st anniversary of the federal Equal Pay Act.

Deborah Vagins, campaign director for Equal Rights Advocates, emphasizes the economic ramifications of the gender wage gap, estimating that women collectively lose over $1.6 trillion annually due to pay inequities. This not only affects individual women and their families but also has broader implications for businesses and the economy as a whole.

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