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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 16, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 16, 2014 Shameira Johnson
Apr 15, 2014 JOSUNE ARZALLUZ
Apr 14, 2014 Rebecca Scott
Apr 14, 2014 Shelley August It's only FAIR!!!!!
Apr 14, 2014 Maria Duran
Apr 14, 2014 Cindy Shortall
Apr 14, 2014 Doris Volmar
Apr 14, 2014 Ann Dunlap
Apr 14, 2014 MaryAnne Cox
Apr 14, 2014 Stephanie Miller
Apr 14, 2014 William Zaccagnino
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Apr 14, 2014 Barbara Cramer
Apr 13, 2014 Dawn Scheck It is about time....you go girls! and don't give up!
Apr 13, 2014 M L
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Apr 13, 2014 anna tennenhouse
Apr 13, 2014 Anita Bryant
Apr 13, 2014 Lourdes Martinez
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Apr 13, 2014 rey baros
Apr 13, 2014 Jenna Wilder-Nattinger
Apr 13, 2014 Lynn Ospina
Apr 13, 2014 Victor Pouw
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Apr 10, 2014 Jennifer Walters
Apr 9, 2014 Staci Wade Guys that DON'T like this should BE NEUTERED !!!
Apr 9, 2014 Julie Cannon
Apr 9, 2014 JULIANNA BENEFIELD
Apr 8, 2014 Loraine Lindsey
Apr 8, 2014 joy hull Bless you for continuing to fight for paycheck fairness!
Apr 8, 2014 Adrienne Kohut
Apr 7, 2014 katheleen molinari
Apr 5, 2014 Annabel Kent
Apr 4, 2014 Dawn Cumings
Apr 4, 2014 Graeme Collie
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Apr 3, 2014 Jordi Estruells Chirivella
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Apr 2, 2014 Sherlene Evans
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Apr 1, 2014 ELLEN MICHALETS
Apr 1, 2014 Lynn Edgar
Apr 1, 2014 Sabrina Simington

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