April 14, 2015: Equal Pay Day—the day marked each year that symbolizes when a woman working full time earned as much as a man working full time the previous year. It takes women almost 100 more days to make up the 21-cent wage gap. And it's even worse for women of color—African American women are paid just 60 cents and Latinas are paid 55 cents for every dollar paid to white men. At a time when women are the breadwinners of many families, but are nearly two-thirds of minimum-wage workers and 40% of employees have no access to paid family leave, families can’t afford this inequality and discrimination.
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