April 10, 2018 is Equal Pay Day, the symbolic day when women’s earnings “catch up” to men’s earnings from the previous year.
-In the U.S., women are paid, on average, just 80 cents for every dollar paid to men.
-Based on the current wage gap, U.S. women will lose $430,000+ over the course of a 40-year career.
-At the current rate of change, women will not reach pay equity with men until 2119.
Stop by our table to learn more about the gender wage gap, including steps you can take to ensure a fair salary, as a young professional.
Sponsored by: the American Association of University Women-Milwaukee Branch. Free/No registration required.