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March 22, 2023

Today in 1998
A bitter six and one-half year UAW strike at Caterpillar Inc. ends. The strike and settlement, which included a two-tier wage system and other concessions, deeply divided the union. ~ DC Labor

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How the Wage Gap Adds Up to $1 Million Lifetime Loss
Updated On: Mar 17, 2023
Mar. 14, 2023 | EQUAL PAY DAY | […] In order to change an issue, the first step is to become aware that it exists. That’s why Equal Pay Day is so important for raising awareness that women continue to be undervalued and underpaid. This year Equal Pay Day falls on March 14, representing the fact that [non-union] women working full-time, year round earn only 84 cents for every dollar paid to white, non-Hispanic men. The gap widens for many women of color, with Latinas and Native women making 57 cents, Black women 67 cents, white women 80 cents, and Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) women 92 cents. Parental status, gender identity, and sexual orientation also impact the wage gap. Forbes  End wage discrimination; pass the Paycheck Fairness Act
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