Commission on Women Marks Pay Equity Day

Joining a national effort, the Kentucky Commission on Women is raising awareness about the gender wage gap to mark Pay Equity Day. Census statistics indicate that full-time working women earn 77 cents on the dollar of what their male counterparts earn. In Kentucky, women earn 74 cents on the dollar and the gap is wider for… Continue reading Commission on Women Marks Pay Equity Day

Pay Equity Day Calls Attention to Wage Disparities

It’s Pay Equity Day across the country.  Organizers say on average, a woman would have to work this far into the year, in addition to the previous year, to make the same salary as a man earns in one year.   That’s about 78-cents for every dollar made by a man. Kentucky Commission on Women… Continue reading Pay Equity Day Calls Attention to Wage Disparities