EQUAL PAY • FIGHT FOR $15
We support equal pay for equal work. It’s also time to raise Nevada’s minimum wage to $15/hour.
Women in Nevada are paid 81 cents for every dollar paid to a man. FOR BLACK WOMEN, THAT NUMBER IS 65¢, AND FOR LATINAS THAT NUMBER FALLS TO 54¢ ON THE DOLLAR.
27.6 percent of employed women work in low-wage jobs in Nevada.
Jasmin is studying to become a journalist. With the cost of higher education, graduating to a pay gap is the last thing on her mind. Yet women of color are face some of the deepest pay disparities after graduation.
Read more of Jasmin's story here.