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#Slay4EqualPay on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

The truth is, unequal pay isn’t just about gender, but is inextricably linked to race and class. It’s ultimately about deeper societal values and norms – America is still operating under the belief that women are somehow less valuable than men, and women of color even less valuable because of the color of their skin.

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Take Action for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

Three ways you can take action for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day!

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My story after being sexually harassed at work

I’ve been repeatedly sexually harassed on the job, and fired in retaliation for standing up for myself. This has created economic instability for my family, as the sole financial provider for the past two decades, and has left me emotionally devastated.

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Tax Credits for WHO?

Tax credits don’t cut it. The FAMILY Act would make paid family and medical leave accessible to all workers, regardless of where they work, by spreading the costs out through a national social insurance program.

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9to5 Members March for Women and Social Justice!

9to5 Action Network members showed up with friends and family in 8 states across the country to tell our nation that women’s equality is economic equality!

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Minimum Wage: I work two part-time jobs to survive

I work two part-time jobs. I have student loan debt that I fear I will never be able to pay off. I can’t save for my future retirement, much less put money aside for an emergency. I stay with my parents who don’t charge me rent or expect money for groceries. Some weeks I work 50 hours or more.

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