This year, things are worse: Black Women's Equal Pay Day will be recognized on August 7. The Massachusetts senator declared her support for ensuring that workers are paid equally, regardless of gender, and pointed to a ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals as affirmation. Wyoming has the largest gap between men and women at 36 percent with NY and DE taking the top spots at 11 percent. "Gender wage gaps happen in nearly every workplace", says Emily Martin, vice president for education and workplace justice at the National Women's Law Center. In production, they make 70 cents to the dollar.
Managing director Richard Hunter noted the company's gap was narrower than the national average.
Not all of the gender wage gap can be explained by occupational choice, however.
President Barack Obama took a number of steps to help close the wage gap during his presidency.
A woman with a full-time, year-round job in MS makes 75 cents to every man's dollar, adding up to a $7 billion annual loss attributed to the gender wage gap. Louisiana, Utah and West Virginia have the largest gaps in the nation, with women earning as low as 30 cents for every dollar as a man earns. Visier said the companies represent a wide array of industries.
The HIMSS compensation survey garnered 885 responses.
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At Selfridges Retail Ltd., part of a group of retailers including Holt Renfrew that is owned by W. Galen Weston, about 60 per cent of its staff are female, but the wage gap was 14 per cent and its bonus gap 39 per cent.
Ciani said many women lose financial ground if they leave the workforce in their 20s and 30s to bear and raise children. African American women make 63 cents to every dollar and Latina women make 58 cents.
"Even when women are in these high-powered jobs, when they're in the kinds of roles that should be making higher wages, they're making less than men in those roles", Harris says. The wage gap was 20 per cent at Reuters Ltd. and the mean bonus gap was 41 per cent.
The Institute for Women's Policy Research gives IL an overall grade of "C-plus" for women's earnings and employment.
"Latinas only earn 54 cents to the dollar".
Women have been gaining ground by leaps and bounds in local, state, and federal government, and, far from petering out, the Women's March roared back to life in January. These are enormous numbers of states that are considered the top three most equal paid, showing that in other states the pay gap is much higher.