Paycheck Fairness Act
In Montana, a woman is paid 76 cents for the same work a man is paid a dollar. That means a woman must work more than 15 months to take home the pay a man receives in 12.
March 8 marks International Women’s Day, and activists have celebrated it for 100 years now. This year’s theme, set by the United Nations, is “The Gender Agenda: Gaining Momentum.” Here at home, to gain momentum, women need to gain economic power.