Equal Pay Day 2016 Sample Tweets

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The wage gap by group:

  • Women earn just $0.79 for every dollar paid to men. We need pay equity today! #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago
  • Black women earn only $0.60 to a white man’s dollar. We need pay equity today! #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago
  • Hispanic women earn only $0.54 to a white man’s dollar. We need pay equity today! #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago
  • Asian women earn only $0.84 to a white man’s dollar. We need pay equity today! #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago
  • Native American women earn only $0.59 to a white man’s dollar. We need pay equity today! #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago
  • Mothers only make $0.73 for every dollar paid to fathers. Families need pay equity today! #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago
  • Because of the pay gap, retired women receive just $0.77 for every dollar a man receives in Social Security. #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay

Yearly loss in practical terms:

  • Women lose $10,762 to the wage gap every year, enough to feed their families for 83 weeks. #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago
  • Women lose $10,762 to the wage gap every year, enough for 7 months of mortgage and utilities payments. #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay
  • Women lose $10,762 to the wage gap every year, enough for 11 months of rent. #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago

The wage gap by profession:

  • The wage gap exists in every profession. In sales, women earn just $0.62 for every dollar paid to men. #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay
  • The wage gap exists in every profession. In production, women earn just $0.66 for every dollar paid to men. #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay
  • The wage gap exists in every profession. In management, women earn just $0.80 for every dollar paid to men. #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay
  • The wage gap exists in every profession. In healthcare, women earn just $0.71 for every dollar paid to men. #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay
  • The wage gap exists in every profession. In manufacturing, women earn just $0.75 for every dollar paid to men. #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay
  • The wage gap exists in every profession. In retail, women earn just $0.78 for every dollar paid to men. #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay
  • The wage gap exists in every profession. In education, women earn just $0.87 for every dollar paid to men. #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay

Surprising (and infuriating) statistics:

  • Over a 40-year career, women lose $430,480 to the wage gap. Now is the time for pay equity! #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago
  • The lifetime wage gap is $1,007,080 for Latinas. Women deserve equal pay for equal work! #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago
  • Lifetime wage gap is $877,480 for Black women. Women deserve equal pay for equal work! #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago
  • A woman must work 51 years to make what a man earns in 40 years. Let’s change that today! #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago
  • The wage gap will close in 2059 at the current rate of change. Let’s change that today! #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago
  • Women with a graduate degree still earn $5000 less than a man with a bachelor’s. #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago
  • America’s women lose nearly $500 billion every year to the wage gap. Let’s change that today! #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago
  • Without the gender pay gap, US GDP would grow by $4.3 trillion. That’s change we need today! #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago
  • With gender pay equity, global GDP would gain $28 trillion. That’s change we need today! #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago

Georgia statistics:

  • Georgia women lose nearly $12 billion every year to the wage gap. Let’s change that today! #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago
  • Georgia women earn $0.82 for every dollar paid to Georgia men. We need pay equity today! #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago
  • Black women in GA earn only $0.64 to a white man’s dollar. We need pay equity today! #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago
  • Hispanic women in GA earn only $0.48 to a white man’s dollar. We need pay equity today! #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago
  • Asian women in GA earn only $0.73 to a white man’s dollar. We need pay equity today! #UnequalPaycheck #EqualPayDay #Igualdaddepago

For more information on the wage gap in your state, click your state on the map here.

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