Equal Pay Day for Women and Minorities

April 4, 2017 Uncategorized 0 Comments
Women and Minority Owned Business Month
Free Advice Throughout April

To raise awareness of the need for equal pay for all, Construction Finance is giving FREE billing advice to all women or minority owned businesses throughout the entire month of April!  Some FAQ topics include:

*Job Costing – Direct / Indirect


*Employees vs Contract Labor

*Lease / Rent Equipment vs Purchase

*Financing Projects -Loans vs Invoice Factoring

Call John Sawyer 870-277-4171 or [email protected] with your billing questions.

According to the National Committee on Pay Equity, Equal Pay Day is April 5th, 2017 or the second Tuesday in April each year.  Employees are encouraged to wear red to work to raise awareness of how far ‘in the red’ women and minorities are in term of equal pay.

Equal Pay Day was originated by the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) in 1996 as a public awareness event to illustrate the gap between men’s and women’s wages.

On previous Equal Pay Days, grassroots organizing on fair pay swept local communities. Women’s business and professional associations, labor groups, civil rights organizations and others committed to equal pay coordinated activities to raise awareness about how to solve wage inequity.

Equal Pay Day 2013

Equal Pay Day 2012: NCPE honored Betty Dukes, who became the face of pay equity as the key plaintiff charging Wal-Mart with sex-based discrimination in pay and promotion.
>> Other 2012 activities

Equal Pay Day 2011: NCPE honored Citizens Across Wisconsin for defending public workers’ rights — the root of fair pay. Press release
>> Other 2011 activities

Equal Pay Day 2010: NCPE urged passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act.
>> Press release

Equal Pay Day 2009: NCPE joined AAUW and BPW in a Congressional briefing.

Equal Pay Day 2008: NCPE held a press conference on Capitol Hill, an event chaired by CLUW in support of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.
>> Press release

Equal Pay Day 2007: NCPE teamed with Women Work and BPW-USA to stage a rally for equal pay on the West Lawn of the US Capitol on April 24.
>> Press release

Equal Pay Day 2006: NCPE joined forces with The WAGE Project to encourage the formation of WAGE Clubs.

Equal Pay Day 2005:
press event PHOTOS

Read about Equal Pay Day events around the nation and the world.

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About the Author

Dia Sawyer

My husband John Sawyer and I have 8 children and run an amazing business, Construction Finance. We have been married 23 years and are busy looking for new construction clients all while taxiing our busy children to activities.