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Even after the most recent April 2013 denial of the Paycheck Fairness Act, following two previous rejections, Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) is not backing down for the bill that would help ensure women are paid the same as their male counterparts.
Building upon the Equal Pay Act which gives workers the ability to fight for wage discrimination, the Paycheck Fairness Act is packing more power in its punch, allowing salary information to be shared amongst coworkers, and will require employees to explain pay differences between men and women based on job performance versus gender.
In 2009, Steve Liss gave up shooting pictures of presidents and the covers of TIME magazines and embarked on something he felt would be a bit more meaningful. He created "In Our Own Backyard" and Americanpoverty.org in an effort to raise awareness, dispel stereotypes, and encourage action to address poverty in the United States through the power of photojournalism.