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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


Aug 28, 2015 Alberta Giglioli
Aug 28, 2015 Donita Lowrey
Aug 28, 2015 sandra seary
Aug 28, 2015 Carla Crespo
Aug 28, 2015 Brandi Rasmussen
Aug 28, 2015 Karen Van Tuyle
Aug 28, 2015 Brian Larson
Aug 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Aug 27, 2015 Dragana Dominovic
Aug 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Aug 27, 2015 Bharatt Gaba
Aug 27, 2015 Tracy Vrba
Aug 27, 2015 Kelsey Miller
Aug 27, 2015 Bharatram Gaba
Aug 27, 2015 rajni jain
Aug 27, 2015 Bharatram Gaba
Aug 27, 2015 planbee BOMBAY
Aug 27, 2015 ogl rediff
Aug 27, 2015 Jessica Robinson
Aug 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Aug 27, 2015 RHEA ZANIN
Aug 27, 2015 Sheyla Ventura
Aug 27, 2015 Befun Ouri
Aug 27, 2015 Nicole Uhing
Aug 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Aug 27, 2015 Dorothy Mitchell Women, and Men deserves to be paid equally! It should be based upon job performance, and not gender. Do the right thing!!!
Aug 27, 2015 Debbie Crowe Thank you, Ms. DeLauro for all you have done!!
Aug 27, 2015 Joan Hatcher
Aug 27, 2015 Blanca Cacho
Aug 27, 2015 TAMMIE SAVINI Stop trying to push women back into the dark age!
Aug 27, 2015 Clayton Conway Equality is Jesus' truth.
Aug 27, 2015 Sylvia Valdez
Aug 27, 2015 Jean Spangenberg If we allow males to be paid more for the same quality or less than a female, then males should have to pay more for everything than females - now that doesn't make sense neither!
Aug 27, 2015 Eugenia Turanski
Aug 27, 2015 Lucinda Ashbey If I do work just as a man , I want to be payed the same
Aug 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Aug 27, 2015 Tracy Gourville
Aug 27, 2015 Hannah Perkins
Aug 27, 2015 Gena Anderson I support this.
Aug 27, 2015 Pam Bixter
Aug 27, 2015 Linda McOllough
Aug 27, 2015 Jim Amodeo No question, equal work, equal pay
Aug 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Aug 27, 2015 carol trussell
Aug 27, 2015 Val Davis
Aug 27, 2015 JENNA JONES
Aug 27, 2015 Sherry Schnebel
Aug 27, 2015 Karla Lagos
Aug 27, 2015 Diane Hoffman
Aug 27, 2015 Virpi Kurkela (from Finland)

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