Viewers could vote on which product to cut, and throughout the broadcast the hosts discussed facts on the pay gap such as the United States ranks 74th among 145 countries in terms of wage equality for similar work.
It's not just progressive states like California taking the wage gap seriously, either - North Dakota passed a bill in 2015 strengthening employer salary reporting requirements. "The reality is if employers haven't done the work to truly analyze their pay data, they will have a hard time knowing if a wage gap exists".
Why? Because, Tuesday is Equal Pay Day and many women in Kentucky are being paid 82 cents for every dollar paid to men.
The National Partnership analysis showed that, if the gap were closed, me women could afford food for 1.5 more years, 7.5 more months of mortgage payments, almost 13 months more of rent and more than 14 months of additional child care annually than they are able to pay for at their present wages.
Meanwhile, Wyoming has the distinction of having the largest gap, with women making 71.6% of what men make.
Asian female workers are faring the best at narrowing the gap.
"When we think about equal pay and the challenge we have to finally level the playing field, I think this will be a very important component when we think about the future", she told CEOs at a White House-organized town hall on American business in Washington Tuesday.
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Closing the pay gap would lift 3.1 million working women and their families out of poverty and add $513 billion in new income each year to the US economy, according to research commissioned by the Institute for Women's Policy Research.
"Work every day on loving yourself, understanding your self-worth, because you will be kinder, more generous and more giving to the people around you", Rodriguez says. When the research controls for factors like years of experience, education, and skills, it turns out women actually out-earn men in Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and the District of Columbia when they hold the same job.
The wage gap in union workplaces is half the size of the wage gap in non-union workplaces. On average now we are paid 80.4 cents for every dollar that men are paid.
As the senator herself might say: Heap big wage gap!
On eJewish Philanthropy, Stephanie Blumenkranz, Rabbi Marla J. Feldman and Rabbi Mary Zamore take the occasion of Equal Pay Day to remind that equal pay for women and men remains elusive both in and outside of the Jewish community. So at Facebook, we've done this for many years.
According to the Daily Beast, the top ten most remunerative majors (except pharmaceutical scientists) are dominated by men.
Personal financial advisers had the biggest gender wage gap previous year, according to a report from IWPR. It's quite possible that better parental leave could help close this slice of the pay gap, but it's also possible that mothers will continue to choose careers with flexible hours and lower salaries.