50 Years Later: Looking at the Equal Pay Act Then and Now

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On June 10, 1963, President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law. Yet 50 years later, women earn just 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man, and Congress has twice rejected the Paycheck Fairness Act. So, what gives? Click on for a primer on the wage gap and the legislature that has attempted to fight it.

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