"Every single hard-working family in Montana has a stake in ensuring women and men are paid a fair day's wage for a fair day's work", Governor Bullock said in a press release. Suffice it to say that women have to work for 15+ months to earn what men make in 12 months.
The median pay for Florida women who work full time, year-round is $36,112 a year, compared with $41,586 for Florida men, according to the report. Florida has the third-smallest, cents-on-the-dollar gap in the nation, behind California and NY, which have gaps of 12 cents and 11 cents, respectively, according to the report. At the moment women are earning $0.80 on the dollar of their male co-workers, according to the Institute of Women's Policy Research and women are protesting, and rallying to spread the news that it's about time women are paid equally.
Although North Carolina fares marginally better than the national average of 79 cents to the dollar, the gap increases significantly among women of color. Also in 2016, on the seventh anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Act, Obama instated equal pay rules, requiring companies with 100 employees or more to report their their pay data by gender. The gap is now 68.3 percent, according to the task force. In honor of Equal Pay Day a year ago, Vogue produced a list of red ensembles - all of which were straight off the runway, but, nonetheless, still in the spirit of the movement. African-American women earn 62 cents for every dollar a White man earns, Hispanic women make 54 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. "There is consistently a pattern of men being paid more". And since the wage gap is less prevalent among low earners overall, these women may continue to bring home paychecks that match their husbands'. The Arkansas Equal Pay Coalition has come up with a nice way to observe the day, with three participating businesses offering 20 percent off to women: Women in Arkansas earn approximately 80% compared to men.
In a statement, National Partnership president Debra Ness said claims that wage disparity might be based entirely on women's choices are unfounded. "If our country is to thrive, we must root out bias in wages, reject outdated stereotypes, and stop penalizing women for having children and caring for their families".
Ms Haley has called for a vote on Tuesday on a draft resolution to set up a new inquiry into the use of chemical weapons in Syria. The new proposed United Nations resolution includes rival Russian and Western proposals for a new body to assess blame.
Our winds will stay out of the northwest however and this will help to keep high temperatures chilly...generally mid 40s. Temperatures today are quite cold in the 20s and 30s! This afternoon temperatures will peak in the mid to upper 60s.
Reverse repo was kept unchanged at 5.75 percent and Statutory liquidity ratio (SLR), which stand at 19.5 percent, kept unchanged. Investors, however, are in a wait-and-watch mode ahead of the RBI's first bi-monthly policy meet for FY19, they added.
As they headed into the first corner on the final lap, Bottas had a half-hearted attack but he was just not close enough. Sebastien Vettel stormed to victory with a masterful drive in Bahrain to make it two from two for the German in 2018.
But WWE announcing Monday that Lesnar re-signed with the company certainly quelled any talks about his departure at least for now. Back at WrestleMania 31, Reigns had his singles match with Lesnar interrupted by Seth Rollins and a Money in the Bank briefcase.
Khosrowshahi said in an interview that Jump was "a ideal fit" for Uber's expanding portfolio beyond its core ride-hailing service. An integrated U-bar also enables riders to lock the bike to light poles, trees, benches, or traditional bike racks.
China's ambassador to the U.S., Cui Tiankai, also said his first choice would be to consult the U.S. over trade. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude CLc1 futures fell 14 cents to settle at $63.37 a barrel, off 0.22 percent.
The Alliance of American Football league named Spurrier head coach of a new professional league team based in Orlando. To help him steer the league, Ebersol has brought on former NFL general manager Bill Polian, now an analyst for ESPN.
The unprecedented meeting was arranged through a group of South Korean envoys who met with Kim in Pyongyang last month. If the talks go ahead, it would be the first time a sitting United States president has met a North Korean leader.
German news agency dpa reported that police confirmed arrests in connection with the half-marathon but gave no further details. Meanwhile, investigators are still trying to establish the motive for the ramming.
Nebenzia said: "Great Britain refuses to cooperate with us on the pretext that the victim does not cooperate with the criminal". Security Council meeting in NY on Thursday , during which Russian Federation warned Britain that it was "playing with fire".
Japan sack their manager ahead of the 2018 World Cup
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Russia's Rusal plunges on United States sanctions
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Korea seeks summit with Trump in Pyongyang
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Turnout high in Hungary as Orban fights to retain power
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J&K: Decapitated body of abducted man found in Hajin
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Salman Khan gets bail in 1998 Blackbuck Poaching Case
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S&P 500 falls to session low
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Saudi Arabia grants US firm first licence to operate cinemas
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Conor McGregor storms UFC 223 media day
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