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WATCH: Lilly Ledbetter: Why The Wage Gap Is 'Even Worse' Today

Posted 02.01.2013 | Women

According to the U.S. Census Bureau data, women are making 77 cents for every dollar that men make with the gap even larger for African American and L...

Equal Pay -- Will We Ever Get There? An Interview With Lilly Ledbetter

Martha Burk | Posted 06.15.2012 | Politics
Martha Burk

April is the month every year when the paychecks of women working full-time, year-round catch up with what men earned by the previous December 31. This year it's April 17.

Women Deserve Equal Pay for Equal Work

Sen. Tom Harkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Tom Harkin

On April 20th, Americans observe Equal Pay Day -- the date that marks the 110 extra days that women must work into 2010 in order to equal what men earned in 2009.

A Milestone With Miles To Go

Deborah J. Vagins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah J. Vagins

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the first bill signed into law by President Obama. This c...

Michelle Obama Makes First Public Appearance Since Moving Into White House

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michelle Obama stepped into the public-policy spotlight as first lady for the first time on Thursday, hailing a new law that will give women greater p...

Making Momma Happy -- What Obama Can Do for Women

Martha Burk | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Martha Burk

President-elect Obama said last week that "when Momma's happy, everybody's happy." But let's hope he means it for all of America's "mommas" -- the women who elected him.

How Congress Can Act Now for Economic Recovery -- And Simple Justice

Page Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Page Gardner

If concerned citizens call on Congress to take action now, the House and Senate are poised to pass two pieces of legislation that empower working women to challenge pay discrimination.

Memo to Voters Still on the Fence

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

So who loses if McCain and Palin win? We all do. America does. If you are on the fence still, think hard about that.

McCain: Government? Lawsuits? Blaah. Ladies, Back To School

Nancy Watzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nancy Watzman

We women appreciate education. Problem is that women and men who study the same subjects the same number of years don't get paid the same wages. Has Sen McCain done his homework?