AAUW Was There!

On April 17, 2012, the Jefferson County Branch AAUW spoke with students and staff at Jefferson Community College to raise awareness for Equal Pay Day.  Women, who comprise 50% of the workforce in the United States, continue to earn just 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man.  Students and staff were asked to answer the following questions: 

What would you do with an extra 23%  ?

What does equal pay for equal work mean to you? The link will take you to responses tell the story of a workforce – both men and women – who support equal pay for equal work!

equal pay day responses

Others members joined their peers in Albany to show support for equal pay for equal work.

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