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Latina Equal Pay Day: Advocates say pandemic challenges help highlight need to close wage gaps

Diana Ramirez, senior manager of Policy and Coalitions, Workplace Justice at the National Women's Law Center. (Courtesy)
Diana Ramirez, senior manager of Policy and Coalitions, Workplace Justice at the National Women's Law Center. (Courtesy)

Over the course of her career, a Latina woman on average earns about $1 million less than a white non-Hispanic man. Advocates are drawing attention to the wage gap, showing how it has hurt women especially during the pandemic and providing potential solutions.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Diana Ramirez, senior manager of Policy and Coalitions, Workplace Justice at the National Women’s Law Center.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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