Equal Pay Day: The future of the American economy is Hispanic and female | CNN


Tuesday commemorates Equal Pay Day, which represents the number of days into the year that American women would have to work in order to catch up to what men made the year before.

But for Hispanic women, that day won’t come until November.

The wage gap for women who identify as “Hispanic or Latino” is larger than that of any other racial or ethnic group tracked by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. At the median, they earn 63 cents for every dollar American men earn, compared to 81 cents for women overall.

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