It takes Black women 19 months to equal a white man's annual earnings

Black women would have to work from the start of last year until August 3 to earn what white men did in 2020

8/3/2021 4:46:00 PM

Black women would have to work from the start of last year until August 3 to earn what white men did in 2020

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by pandemic employment losses, even as recovery forges on.Jasmine Tucker, director of research at the National Women's Law Center, said that Black women were more likely to be working on the frontlines of the pandemic, but still remained on the

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other end of a pay gap— earning less in what were more hazardous conditions. "While we were relying on them — on their labor — like never before, we continued to pay them 63 cents on the dollar," Tucker said."That just blows my mind. We're depending on the labor, we continue to underpay them, even as they're taking on all this additional risk."

What can be done to accelerate reaching equal payAt the current rate, it would take until 2133 to close this gap, according to theInstitute for Women's Policy Research. Mason said there are a few things that can be done to reduce this estimate. This includes enacting laws that promote pay transparency to help in part address differences in pay by gender and race. She added also working toward having more Black women in more higher-pay sectors and positions, as Black women make up a large number of workers in low-wage sectors. Companies, she said, also need to have equitable compensation programs.

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Well yea the only thing they can do is the dishes Um some white would have to as well. We aren’t all CEO’s…some of us barely make over min wage LOL. You are guilty of fraud. And the white men, how much ever they tried, would not be able to do the things that black women did. Like bearing a child. How u gonna blame white men for making a good income? Unreal

Working for business insider DummieyBlondiey This is insane.... it’s like we are stuck in the 1960’s. WTF! I’m sure a white woman wrote this. Let’s compare them to white women and how white women earn more than black men🙃 Such bullshit. Stop creating division where none exists Gtfo outt here with this BS man

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Black women lose nearly $1M over a lifetime due to gender wage gap, data showsBlack women are typically paid only 63 cents for every dollar paid to white, non-Hispanic men, which means they have to work seven months into 2021, Aug. 3, to earn what white, non-Hispanic men made in 2020 alone. Not actually true Dear GOD/ALLAH/SHIV/etc. , I've one more idea. CHAMELEONS ? You only created these chameleons. Could you please provide the same feature to human being also BLACK, WHITE & BROWN Color change based on the situation for American, African & Asian. GOD...R U getting my point ?

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