On this Labor Day, listen to NPR's
50 Years After The Equal Pay Act, Gender Wage Gap Endures. The story considers not the pay differences based just on gender, but discrimination towards mothers.
The number of pregnancy and maternity discrimination charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has steadily increased since the late 1990s.Today, in an effort to make wage differences transparent, the Obama administration is working to get the Paycheck Fairness Act passed. You can take action by learning more about the act on the National Organization for Women website and tracking the bill on GovTrack.us.