MAKE CHANGE: Sign Off on Fair Pay

In the U.S., women continue to make only $0.78 to every man's dollar for a day's work. Last year's passing of the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act (Obama's first piece of legislation in office) was a step in the right direction, but the companion legislation, the Paycheck Fairness Act, stalled in the Senate and has yet to be passed.

Now, a year later, Obama has once again thrown his support behind fair pay legislation by encouraging the Senate to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act this term, saying, "This is not just a question of fairness for hard-working women. Paycheck discrimination hurts families who lose out on badly needed income. And with so many families depending on women's wages, it hurts the American economy as a whole."

Make Change by telling your representatives that you agree: the National Organization of Women (NOW) has made it incredibly easy for you to send a message to your representative asking them to ratify the Paycheck Fairness Act! Because not only could we all use that extra $.022 an hour, but we sure as hell deserve it. Send a message to your Senators today>>

For Women, What a Difference a Year Almost Made [Huffington Post]
Obama Endorses Paycheck Fairness Act [USA Today]
Facts About Equal Pay [National Organization of Women]