Today marks National Equal Pay Day, which symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. It also brings awareness to pay discrepancies amongst men and women in the workforce. According to the National Day Calendar, folks are to commemorate the important day by wearing red and using the hashtag #EqualPayDay on social media.
Instead, we’ve decided to highlight some of the trifling facts about the gender wage disparity that has existed since women entered the workforce several decades ago.
Although we’re making strides, slowly but surely, we still have a long ways to go before we reach equality. Hit the flip to check out these preposterous facts about equal pay that will more than likely piss you off.
SMH: 5 Ridiculous Facts About Equal Pay That May Piss You Off was originally published on globalgrind.com