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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - President Obama unveils his budget compromise to Congress Wednesday, and has said he's willing to consider compromising on Social Security, but older voters in Illinois and around the nation want no part of it. According to Gerardo Cardenas with AARP, a new survey by his organi ...Read More

PHOTO: Are women paid less than the men in your company? About half of U.S. workers are not allowed to discuss their pay with coworkers. PHOTO CREDIT: iStockphoto.com.

PORTLAND, Ore. - Today is Equal Pay Day, the point at which the average pay for a woman in the U.S. catches up to the average of what a man made last year. A new report analyzing U.S. Census Bureau data is a reminder that the wage gap between the sexes persists - even in states such as Oregon with a ...Read More

Activists will be at the capitol Tuesday in support of legislation strengthening equal pay laws. Photo credit, Rob South

LANSING, Mich. - Activists will be at the state Capitol today to recognize Equal Pay Day and witness the introduction of bills supporters say would strengthen laws banning sex-based wage discrimination. Women earn about 77 cents for every dollar men earn in the same jobs. Mary Pollack, director of ...Read More

PHOTO: A new report shows that the wage gap between men and women in Wyoming is among the highest in the country. Photo credit: Microsoft Images

CASPER, Wyo. - Today is Equal Pay Day. It's noted every year to highlight the wage gap between men and women across the nation, and a new report from the National Partnership for Women and Families shows that Wyoming's gap is one of the largest in the country, with full-time women workers making $34 ...Read More

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