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Equal Pay For Equal Work Bill Fails In Senate

Posted on 06/5/2012 by | Money and Work | Comments

Bulletin Today | WorkEqual pay for women and men alike seems like a no-brainer, right? But it isn’t. The Senate Tuesday failed to get the necessary 60 votes needed to advance the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would have closed the wage gap between men and women who perform the same work. President Obama, in a statement, said he was disappointed with the Senate action. “Despite the progress that has been made over the years, women continue to earn substantially less than men for …