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  1. 1. Taylore Keck Orcutt Academy High School Frosh Core
  2. 2. July 19-20, 1848 The countrys first womens rights convention was held in Seneca Falls, New York 1903 The National Womens Trade Union League was formed and constituted itself with the main goal of equal pay for equal work June 12, 1948 The Womens Armed Forces Integration Act authorized women to enlist in the military alongside men, rather than in their own separate units June 10, 1963 The Equal Pay Act, which prohibits wage discrimination based on gender, was enacted July 2, 1964 Civil Rights Act was enacted, outlawing major forms of race and sex based discrimination January 29, 2009 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was signed, making it easier for women to challenge unequal pay March 23, 2010 Affordable Care Act was signed, which bans insurance companies from charging women more than men for the same coverage
  3. 3. Even though people sometimes expect women to be less interested or competent in technical areas than men, men and women should be treated equally in all work environments because of the Executive Order (EO) 11246 and the Equal Pay Act.
  4. 4. In Section 6 of the Equal Pay Act, it is stated that, No employer having employees subject to any provisions of this section shall discriminate... between employees on the basis of sex by paying wages to employees in such establishment at a rate less than the rate at which he pays wages to employees of the opposite sex in such establishment for equal work on jobs... except where such payment is made pursuant to (i) a seniority system; (ii) a merit system; (iii) a system which measures earnings by quantity or quality of production; or (iv) a differential based on any other factor other than sex
  5. 5. Section 202 of The Executive Order (EO) 11246 states that The contractor will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. If law is broken, the Secretary of Labor may Publish, or cause to be published, the names of contractors or unions which it has concluded have complied or have failed to comply with the provisions of this Order or of the rules, regulations, and orders of the Secretary of Labor. If this happens, little to no people will want to work for said contractor.
  6. 6. 0 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 Are Women Paid Less, Equal, or More than Men? Less Equal More Based purely on their own knowledge, the class came to the conclusion that women are paid less than men in Psychology and Physics, equal in Military and Cardiology, and more in Nursing.
  7. 7. It took an extra 4 months in 2013 for women to finally earn what men made in 2012 in the same jobs, where they preform equal work.
  8. 8. Nearly 40 percent of mothers worked part-time or not at all compared with 3 percent of fathers, according to a study by the American Association of University Women. Women who leave the labor force dont gain much work experience so that when they return to work, theyre likely to make less than another person, male or female, with the same qualifications who has an unbroken career record. During an interview, Judith Warner found that Women who had returned to the work force a decade after leaving their jobs to take care of their kids were generally in lower paying, less prestigious jobs than the ones they left.
  9. 9. When asked if they thought having children effected the equality of pay, majority of Period 2 Frosh Core said, Maybe while Yes and No were equal. Yes 14% Maybe 72% No 14% Do You Think Having Children Effects the Equality of Pay?
  10. 10. Long story short, women and men are not being paid equally. Whether it is because of children or disobedience to the law is debatable, but the bottom line is this: Women and Men are NOT receiving equal pay for equal work. This MUST change.
  11. 11. I always thought we were moving the same Equal Pay Day April 16, 2014 Ladies, cut the mustache and increase your salary! Cut out your mustache. Go to your HR department. Get a raise.
  12. 12. Bassett, Laura. Huffington Post. 17 September 2013. Web. 13 March 2014. Class, Frosh Core. Women and Men Salary Equality Taylore Keck. 13 March 2014. Survey. "Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)." 24 September 1965. United States Department of Labor. Document. 13 March 2014. "U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission." 14 May 1947. U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Document. 13 March 2014. Weiner, Joann. Washington Post. 13 August 2013. Web. 13 March 2014. whitehouse.gov. the White House . 2014. 13 March 2014.
  13. 13. Gossip Girl XOXO

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