H.R. 1619: Paycheck Fairness Act

Much has been made in recent years of the gender-based wage gap, with the oft-cited number from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that full-time female workers make 78 cents for every dollar a man makes. (Although some studies have indicated that the gap is negligible or virtually nonexistent after controlling for certain variables.) The main bill in this Congress to ...

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Mar 25, 2015


Referred to Committee on Mar 25, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 25, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Rosa DeLauro

Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 25, 2015
Length: 21 pages


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Mar 25, 2015

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