Moms Equal Pay Day: ‘Shocking’ Statistics Explain Why Working Moms Are So Stressed

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Mothers, pay inequality
The author writes, “For Moms Equal Pay Day on June 10, the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) draws attention to the wage gap between mothers and fathers. .... The day is marked on June 10 because that is how far into the year that the average working mom has to work to earn what dads earn, according to the NWLC. Women are paid 80 cents for every dollar paid to their male counterparts, but the hardships facing working moms are even starker, with mothers earning 69 cents compared to fathers.” Photo credit: Pxhere
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