How to close the wage gap for Latina employees

November 1 was Latina Equal Pay Day, a day created to increase awareness about the pay inequity for Latinas. When compared to every dollar that White men earn, Asian women earn 85 cents, Black women earn 61 cents, American Indian and Alaska Native women earn 59 cents, and Latinas earn only 53 cents.

Latinas earn a lower salary, on average than any other demographic. The reason Latina Equal Pay Day falls on November 1 is that it would take a Latina 10 months and one day plus all of 2017 to make the same amount that a White man made in 2017 alone. These are troubling statistics, especially given the fact that Hispanics make up the largest population in the United States after Whites. READ MORE AT FORBES

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