Please join us for this local rally/protest demanding equal pay for women! Ladies, you have a voice, put it to good use. Guys, you aren’t off the hook, we’d love your support as well.
EQUAL PAY DAY! 2012
Wear Red! Bring a sign that says:
“Close the Wage Gap”
“Support Equal Pay for Women”
“Equal Pay for Equal Work”
Equal Pay Day was originated by the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) in 1996 as a public awareness event to illustrate the gap between men’s and women’s wages.
Since Census statistics showing the latest wage figures will not be available until late August or September, NCPE leadership decided years ago to select a Tuesday in April as Equal Pay Day. (Tuesday was selected to represent how far into the work week women must work to earn what men earned the previous week.) The date also is selected to avoid avoid religious holidays and other significant events.
Because women earn less, on average, than men, they must work longer for the same amount of pay. The wage gap is even greater for most women of color.
Tuesday, April 17th from 4:30 – 6:00
In front of COS on Mooney Blvd.
JOIN US, SUPPORT US AND DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR SIGNS AND WEAR RED!!