Equal Pay – Glass Ceiling Report
I feel very strongly that women should receive equal pay for equal work. In an effort to understand the reasons that women continue to lag behind men in the wages they earn and consistently earn only 80 cents to the male dollar, I joined Representative John Dingell in authoring two reports, “A New Look Through the Glass Ceiling: Where are the Women” (October 2001) and “Is the Glass Ceiling a Permanent Fixture” (November 2003). The results of the reports reveal the impact of important personal and external factors and track earnings year-by-year for 20 years as well as the persistence of discrimination in the workplace.
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WASHINGTON – Joint Economic Committee (JEC) Ranking Member Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) this week called on Congress to help close the gender pay gap by enacting legislation to raise the minimum wage, provide paid leave upon the birth or adoption of a child, ensure affordable day care and prohibit retaliation against employees who complain about gender wage discrimination.
WASHINGTON--Reacting to a wave of right-wing criticism directed at Oscar-winning Actress Patricia Arquette for speaking out about the issue of the gender wage gap during the Academy Awards ceremony, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today marked the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Equal Pay Act by President John F. Kennedy with the following statement.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY12) issued the following statement on today’s marking of Equal Pay Day, the day when women’s wages finally catch up to what men were paid in the previous year:
"As we argue the merits of various budget proposals, we must not forget that the wallets and savings accounts of our mothers, sisters, and daughters are not as heavy as they should be. Today, on Equal Pay Day, we recognize the discrimination women continue to experience each time they receive a paycheck.