IUP Women’s Programs will host a trivia
contest to gear up for Equal Pay Day next week. Check the Beak throughout the first week of April for new questions.
Answer to Monday’s question: In 1963,
when the Equal Pay Act was passed, women made 59 cents on the dollar compared
Over a lifetime, how much less will women earn than
The first 10 people to e-mail the
correct answer to Womens-Programs@iup.edu will win an Equal Pay Day Prize!
Equal Pay Day is
Tuesday, April 8, 2014. This date symbolizes how far into 2013 women had to
work in order to earn what men earned in 2012. Because women earn less, on
average, than men, they must work longer for the same amount of pay. The wage
gap is even greater for most women of color.
Committee on Pay Equity)
more information about Equal Pay Day, contact IUP Women’s Programs at Womens-Programs@iup.edu or (724) 357-4799.
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