Women are breadwinners. In fact 40% of working women in the United States are the sole breadwinner for their families, so the pay gap not only affects women but their families as well.
Employers need to recognize the time all working families need to care for their loved ones. We need laws that acknowledge the challenges that working families face.
Working people in unions are dedicated to fair schedules, fair wages, access to affordable health care and child care, and paid leave for all working families and women who are disproportionately affected.
Black women in jobs critical to COVID-19 recovery earned 11 - 27% less than white men.
The number, in cents, a woman is paid for every dollar paid to a man.