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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


Mar 1, 2015 Eliza Duncan
Feb 28, 2015 Marjorie Raskin
Feb 28, 2015 Deborah Richardt Will we ever be rid of discrimination of one kind or another? Thank you so much for your up hill battle on equal pay for equal work.
Feb 27, 2015 Elisabete Fonseca
Feb 24, 2015 jeremie roxas
Feb 24, 2015 Claudia Martinez
Feb 24, 2015 Robert&Eliza Duncan
Feb 24, 2015 Alison Zacharis
Feb 23, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Feb 23, 2015 Lorryn Young
Feb 23, 2015 Patricia Johnson
Feb 22, 2015 Eric Millard
Feb 22, 2015 Ronda Mohr
Feb 21, 2015 Lisa Paul It is difficult enough to raise a family WITHOUT the glaringly obvious difference in pay between men & women for doing the same amount and type of work. It's 2015; there's simply no excuse that equal pay for equal work is still a battle that rages on.
Feb 21, 2015 Crystal Kimmel
Feb 20, 2015 Rachael Pappano
Feb 20, 2015 Carla Pratas
Feb 19, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Feb 19, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Feb 19, 2015 Kate Bradly
Feb 18, 2015 Aleena Mathew
Feb 17, 2015 (Name not displayed) Yes,we deserve at least equal pay--we most likely doing more work.
Feb 15, 2015 Caitlin Tubilleja
Feb 15, 2015 William Tubilleja
Feb 15, 2015 Mary Tubilleja
Feb 15, 2015 Marissa Boren
Feb 12, 2015 Luanne Mierow
Feb 11, 2015 Emily Tenaglia
Feb 11, 2015 Annemarie Krogholm
Feb 10, 2015 Jose Cunha
Feb 10, 2015 Erin Carmean
Feb 10, 2015 Susan Armistead
Feb 10, 2015 Darren Masters
Feb 10, 2015 Laura Santos
Feb 10, 2015 Fawn Caldwell
Feb 9, 2015 Linda McEachron-Taylor
Feb 9, 2015 Cheyenne Freligh We can do everything men can do!
Feb 7, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Feb 7, 2015 Toni Garcia
Feb 6, 2015 Shallamar Marchione
Feb 5, 2015 Pat Tierney
Feb 5, 2015 Cindy Zatlokowicz
Feb 5, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Feb 5, 2015 Lea Johnson
Feb 5, 2015 Stephen Fagan
Feb 5, 2015 Dan Lieberman
Feb 5, 2015 Sheena Warren
Feb 4, 2015 Alice Smith
Feb 1, 2015 Cara Galluzzo
Feb 1, 2015 Kimberley Clack

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