Illustration Explains Wage Gap & Latina Women Are At the Bottom
Illustration Explains Wage Gap & Latina Women Are At the Bottom
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/29/2013 - 12:05

In June, a study found that Latinas were hit the hardest by the gender wage gap. But the wage gap is not only seen among men and women, the gap also includes a break down of women to women by race/ethnicity.


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Study Finds Latinas Still Hit Hardest by Gender Wage Gap
Study Finds Latinas Still Hit Hardest by Gender Wage Gap
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/10/2013 - 11:50

A new study by the National Women's Law Center has revealed that minimum wage may be affecting the wage gap that exists between men and women.

According to NBC Latino, the study shows that the average gender wage gap in states where minimum wage is above the federally mandated $7.25 per hour is actually lower than in states that meet the $7.25 criteria.


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Beating the Wage Gap: Latinas' Struggle for Equal Pay
Beating the Wage Gap: Latinas' Struggle for Equal Pay
By Latina Staff | 05/01/2012 - 11:58

By Iris Estrada
 
After the mark of Equal Pay Day on April 17th, the internet has been buzzing with information about the whopping wage gap American women face today.
 
Numbers show that females within different occupations still make significantly less than their male counterparts, according to the American Association of University Women.  Overall, women are making 77 cents for each dollar that a man earns, but statistics vary within different ethnic groups as well.
 


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