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