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Family Values @ Work presents a 5-minute short play, “Voices from the Front Lines,” which premiered to laughter and applause at an Atlanta summit on Equal Pay and Working Families. The play illustrates why work doesn’t work for too many people and sparks discussion about policies that can make a difference.

The Library of Congress has made a ton of images available of women working during WWII — actual real-life riveting Rosies. You can see a bunch more at Stuff Mom Never Told You.

Maternal status is now a bigger predictor of wage discrimination than gender. Crazy, right? Check out the rest of these policies that are in the modern workplace, and not 1960s Mad Men: http://www.buzzfeed.com/momsrising/7-ways-that-1960s-madmen-looks-like-2014-htro

Maternal status is now a bigger predictor of wage discrimination than gender. Crazy, right? Check out the rest of these policies that are in the modern workplace, and not 1960s Mad Men: http://www.buzzfeed.com/momsrising/7-ways-that-1960s-madmen-looks-like-2014-htro

Moms experience some of the most extreme wage hits. For example, a Columbia University study found that with equal resumes and job experiences, mothers were offered $11,000 lower starting salaries than non-mothers (fathers, on the other hand, were offered $6,000 more in starting salaries than non-fathers). 

Check out some of these Mad Men workplace policies that are reality: http://www.buzzfeed.com/momsrising/7-ways-that-1960s-madmen-looks-like-2014-htro

Moms experience some of the most extreme wage hits. For example, a Columbia University study found that with equal resumes and job experiences, mothers were offered $11,000 lower starting salaries than non-mothers (fathers, on the other hand, were offered $6,000 more in starting salaries than non-fathers).

Check out some of these Mad Men workplace policies that are reality: http://www.buzzfeed.com/momsrising/7-ways-that-1960s-madmen-looks-like-2014-htro

#NoMadMenPay!

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Who’s that in the cool dark glasses standing behind the President? Why, it’s @lawncherub, Ruth Martin, our superhero mama campaign director for fair pay at @MomsRising. Her tireless leadership on this issue is why she’s among the group of powerful advocates standing with the President today. This is a victory for families’ economic security!

Who’s that in the cool dark glasses standing behind the President? Why, it’s @lawncherub, Ruth Martin, our superhero mama campaign director for fair pay at @MomsRising. Her tireless leadership on this issue is why she’s among the group of powerful advocates standing with the President today. This is a victory for families’ economic security!

It’s #EqualPay Day! Sigh. #NoMadMenPay

It’s #EqualPay Day! Sigh. #NoMadMenPay

In 2014, American women who work full-time, year-round are paid only 77 cents on average for every dollar paid to their white male counterparts. Find out more ‘Mad Men’ workplace policies that are still seen today.