Equal Pay

Equal Pay

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - (http://www.eeoc.gov) The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission aims to promote equal opportunity in employment through administrative and judicial enforcement of federal civil rights laws, education, and technical assistance. The web site provides sections for both employees and employers seeking answers to questions about job discrimination, laws and regulations enforced by the EEOC, statistics, and technical assistance and training programs. 

National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) - (http://www.pay-equity.org/) The National Committee on Pay Equity is a national membership coalition of over 180 organizations with the aim of ending sex- and race-based wage discrimination and achieving pay equity. The web site contains information on what people can do to prevent pay discrimination, an address for sending in personal stories, and data on equal pay issues including current legislation, fact sheets, and salary surveys. 

AFL-CIO, WORKING Women’s DEPT - (http://www.aflcio.org/issues/jobseconomy/women/equalpay/index.cfm) This web site provides an interesting overview and comparison of the differences in pay between men and women. The site also contains an online calculator for estimating the amount of pay lost in a lifetime due to sex and race based wage discrimination. 

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) - (http://www.dol.gov) The U.S. Department of Labor site contains many resources for the working women including a searchable database of articles on women and pay issues.