In 2022, all Latinas with reported earnings were paid just 52 cents to the dollar paid to white, non-Hispanic male workers. In spite of every attempt to hold Latinas back, we are fighting the current, winning against all odds and leading the way towards change.
In the past decade, the Latina pay gap has widened to 49 cents to the dollar, compared to what’s paid to white non-Hispanic men.
This Latina Equal Pay Day, there will be folks who will say that we need to ask for more. They are wrong. Employers need to do better, and so do our political leaders.
On Latina Equal Pay Day, the EEOC wanted to shirk its civil rights duties to protect women workers of color.
Last year, over 100 children in Ohio started their summer break reeling from immigration raids. This year, children in Alabama and Mississippi started their school year begging for their parents to be returned to them.