Equal Pay

Raising the Minimum Wage Is a Women’s Equality Issue. Here’s Why.

As the call for policies that ensure women get equal pay for equal work gets louder, this number cannot be ignored: nearly 2/3 of minimum wage workers in Texas are women. Raising the minimum wage — which has languished at $7.25 since 2009 — would go a long way towards the economic empowerment of Texas women, with women of color — who are vastly overrepresented in low-paying industries — standing to gain the most. Read more about Raising the Minimum Wage Is a Women’s Equality Issue. Here’s Why.

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