"It's Nice to Have a Day, But It's Even Better to Have Equal Pay"....



"It's Nice to Have a Day, But It's Even Better to Have Equal Pay"

Women make up nearly half of the American workforce, but still earn an average of 77 cents for every dollar earned by men.

That's why today, on Equal Pay Day, President Obama signed an Executive Order and a Presidential Memorandum to help combat pay discrimination and strengthen the enforcement of equal pay laws.

Learn more about the President's new executive actions to close the pay gap.

51% of women say they're discouraged or forbidden from discussing their pay.


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All times are Eastern Time (ET)

10:00 AM: The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

11:45 AM: The President delivers remarks

12:30 PM: The President and Vice President meet for lunch

12:30 PM: Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney

2:30 PM: The President and Vice President meet with Secretary of State Kerry

4:00 PM: The Vice President meets with Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic of Montenegro


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