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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.

Let's thank and support Representative DeLauro for her fight to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act and convince those who oppose it that our support will outnumber them!

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Dear Representative Rosa DeLauro,

Thank you for your efforts to push forward with the Paycheck Fairness Act. We support you in showing those who oppose of this bill that there is great importance in basing an individual's pay on performance versus on one's gender.

There is no denying that there is a pay gap, as recent Census Bureau data has shown, "that full-time working women make 77 cents for every dollar men make per year." As an expansion to the Equal Pay Act, the National Women's Law Center has pointed out that "the Paycheck Fairness Act would strengthen current laws against wage discrimination by protecting employees who voluntarily share pay information with colleagues from retaliation, fully compensating victims of sex-based pay discrimination, empowering women and girls by strengthening their negotation skills, and holding employers accountable under the Equal Pay Act."

We are behind you in the fight to find more support and your continued efforts to gain approval of this bill.

Thank you!

Petition Signatures


Apr 25, 2015 anna halkaidsi
Apr 22, 2015 Tonya Green
Apr 21, 2015 Alice Neuman
Apr 20, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Apr 20, 2015 Lea Gilden There is absolutely no argument to support unequal pay. It is the 21st century. Unequal pay is archaic thinking.
Apr 20, 2015 Monica Claro
Apr 19, 2015 Cheri Brennen
Apr 19, 2015 Cynthia Bigler
Apr 19, 2015 Rhenda Price
Apr 19, 2015 (Name not displayed) Women deserve equal pay for equal work.
Apr 19, 2015 karen collins
Apr 19, 2015 Allison Hart
Apr 19, 2015 autumn green
Apr 19, 2015 (Name not displayed) Its the 21st century. I beleive? Not the 19th?
Apr 19, 2015 Brenda Douglas everybody, no matter what sex, colour or creed deserves equal pay. If you are doing he same job as a man, then you should be entitled to receive the same rate of pay
Apr 19, 2015 Dana ODonnell
Apr 19, 2015 Amanda Waterman Everyone is equal
Apr 18, 2015 Pamela VanDeusen
Apr 18, 2015 Cheryl Maras
Apr 18, 2015 Thelma Clarage
Apr 18, 2015 Karina Ray Equal pay for women!!!
Apr 18, 2015 Kiley Voss
Apr 18, 2015 Marnie Clancy Equality of pay should not still be a fight in 2015 but it is. Stand together to make a positive change.
Apr 18, 2015 Elizabeth Koontz
Apr 18, 2015 Tom Syder
Apr 18, 2015 Mary Neal
Apr 18, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Apr 18, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Apr 18, 2015 Pam Dwyer
Apr 18, 2015 Bev Golding
Apr 18, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Apr 18, 2015 aienko wilson
Apr 18, 2015 Gloria Harris If women do the job equal to men, then they should get paid equal as men.
Apr 18, 2015 deb macleod
Apr 18, 2015 Mirasol Reyes
Apr 18, 2015 Pete Crane
Apr 17, 2015 Alexandra Maran
Apr 16, 2015 Leticia Acevedo
Apr 16, 2015 Angela Adkins Morris
Apr 16, 2015 J.A. Jennings
Apr 16, 2015 Teri Thompson
Apr 15, 2015 xiomara rosario
Apr 11, 2015 Stephanie Roberts
Apr 9, 2015 Priscila Moreno
Apr 8, 2015 Arlene Arredondo
Apr 7, 2015 Diane Gibson
Apr 4, 2015 Pay Gap Myth It's a myth. Time to stop this nonsense petition. www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2012/04/16/its-time-that-we-end-the-equal-pay-myth/
Apr 4, 2015 Veronica Robertie
Mar 31, 2015 Vicky Urbanik Children of single parent moms are going without because their mom is making 23% less than the bachelor working the same job. This inequality is not just women's issue, it's society's issue.
Mar 31, 2015 William Richardson

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