Thursday, September 7, 2017

Native American Women's Equal Pay Day

September 25th is Native American Women's Equal Pay Day. That's how long it takes within the 2017 calendar year for the average Native American woman to make what the average white male made in the 2016.

Here is what you need to know:

  1. On average Native American women make 58 cents compared to a white man's dollar.
  2. Native American women are an understudied group. Check out why.[More info here]
  3. Two out of three Native American women are mothers and the primary breadwinners for their families. - NWLC
  4. Thirteen states have wage gaps for Native American women that amount to over one million dollars in losses over a 40-year career. -NWLC
  5. States with the worse wage gap for Native American women [Read on]



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