Equal Pay Day through an intersectional lens

Equal Pay Day through an intersectional lens

This year, Equal Pay Day fell on March 24 because it represents the extra time (two months and 24 days) into the calendar year that women must work “for free” to earn what men earned in one calendar year. This Equal Pay Day, let’s remember “82 cents on the dollar” represents the aggregate. It does not reflect the true pay inequity that many women experience. Going forward, we must use the intersectional lens (gender PLUS race/ethnicity) when talking about matters of equity. Learn more at Pipeline Equity: https://www.pipelineequity.com/?utm_source=Pipeline+Equity+Newsletter&utm_campaign=a2c871cf42-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_06_26_09_19_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b9bd9191fe-a2c871cf42-76669547