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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


May 24, 2015 cathy jones
May 21, 2015 Paulette Schiller At 65 yrs old I have acquired a lifetime knowledge of pay discrimination. Now that has affected my social security amount. I have a daughter, 28, who I would like to see this enforced for.
May 21, 2015 (Name not displayed)
May 21, 2015 Catherine Sowder
May 21, 2015 (Name not displayed)
May 21, 2015 Eliza Duncan
May 21, 2015 Anthony Pfohl
May 21, 2015 SUE GRIFFITHS
May 21, 2015 Merle Foster
May 21, 2015 MariIyn Mason
May 21, 2015 Katharine Mason
May 21, 2015 Emily Blinder This is a long time coming, too long, way too long.
May 21, 2015 Sue Barnes
May 21, 2015 Maria Simao
May 21, 2015 Antoinette Soderholm
May 19, 2015 Sharon Kirk
May 17, 2015 Andreas Papapanagiotou
May 16, 2015 Minerva Mollica
May 15, 2015 Laura Barmettler Men would be much better off stress wise if their wife earned equal paid for equal work. We do not "want" to be indebted to our husband for his financial support.
May 15, 2015 (Name not displayed)
May 14, 2015 Sheila Dabiri
May 14, 2015 mario bouton
May 14, 2015 Debra Zamudio
May 14, 2015 Mary Wheeler
May 11, 2015 SARAH CHEE
May 11, 2015 Kathryn Segal
May 9, 2015 Katherin montoya
May 8, 2015 Margaret Rigsby
May 8, 2015 Danielle Schultz
May 7, 2015 Jody Draznin
May 6, 2015 Annie Conway
May 5, 2015 (Name not displayed)
May 4, 2015 Stacy Ping
May 1, 2015 Erin Carmean
Apr 30, 2015 Jordyn Fender
Apr 29, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Apr 29, 2015 Michele Thyne
Apr 28, 2015 Allane Wood
Apr 28, 2015 Brittany Paral
Apr 28, 2015 Rochelle Lytton
Apr 28, 2015 Marcia Foster
Apr 26, 2015 naoko idesawa
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

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