USA Today: Making employers share pay in job postings could narrow gender wage gap, advocates say
March 18. 2022
ERA Executive Director Noreen Farrell is featured in USA Today speaking about Equal Pay Day, the day in 2022 when the average American woman’s income catches up to what the average American earned in 2021:
“It’s not enough to have our butts in the seats; we have to get the same cash in our pockets,” said Noreen Farrell, the executive director of Equal Rights Advocates.
“The old data is just not relevant anymore,” said Farrell. “The pandemic revealed in devastating clarity not just the bias against caregivers, but the lack of structures that then feed the bias. And so the idea that you can go back into the workforce, understand your worth and understand what your male colleagues are making – It’s just critical.”