Posts tagged "pay equity"

Black women in Cook County make 61 cents on the dollar when compared to white men

The National Partnership for Women and Families recently released a report on the wage gap for African-American women in the U.S. We took a look at state and local data to see how big of a gap there is between a white man and a black woman’s median yearly income nationwide, statewide and in Cook... Read more »

Cook County Latinas make 44 cents on the dollar compared to white men

The National Partnership for Women and Families recently released a report on the wage gap for Latinas in the U.S. We took a look at state and local data to see how big of a gap there is between a white man and a Hispanic woman’s median yearly income nationwide, statewide and in Cook County.... Read more »

Barber Shop Show preview: Who's your mama?

This week on the Barber Shop Show, our weekly radio show on Vocalo 89.5 FM, we’re talking about the economics and politics of motherhood in honor of Mother’s Day. If motherhood was a job with a salary, how much would moms get paid? About $113,000 for a stay-at-home mom, according to a study by Salary.com.... Read more »
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