Equal Pay Now Version 2

At news organizations across the country, women and people of color are paid less than their coworkers doing the same job. In fact, women in the U.S. have to work until the end of March 2020 to catch up to men's earnings for 2019. For most women of color, it takes even longer. Black Women's Equal Pay Day is Aug. 13. Native Women's Equal Pay Day is Oct. 1. Latinas' Equal Pay Day is Oct. 29. Asian Women's Equal Pay Day was Feb. 11.

NewsGuild members are standing together for transparency and equal pay for all.

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$10,194 — The DIFFERENCE in MEDIAN SALARIES between men & women in 2018

$800,000 — LIFETIME WAGES LOST by college-educated women compared to equally qualified men

What is Equal Pay Day?

Women in the U.S. must work until March 31, 2020, to catch up to men's earnings for 2019. For women of color, it takes even longer:

  • Black women - Aug. 13
  • Native women - Oct. 1
  • Latinas - Oct. 29
  • Asian women - Feb. 11

People of color, both men and women, earn less on average than their white counterparts. (read more)

In News Organizations Across the Country, The Pay Gap is Real

NewsGuild studies conducted over the last several years show that disparities in pay are rampant at publications across the country: Women and people of color earn less on average than their counterparts – even at the most prestigious publications.

Take a look at the shocking wage gap at the Wall Street Journal:

Wall St Journal Pay Gap

"As a woman of color, I’m proud to belong to a union that fights for the same pay for the same experience."