Paycheck Fairness Act The bill would update the Equal Pay Act. The Democrats are done the equity law of cheque in the plenary session of the Senate on Tuesday. Bill has been to reduce the wage gap between men and women. Observers say the measure will fail because your kernel is not a legislative vehicle. It is more than one politician made to embarrass the Republicans and help Obama for re-election.
Paycheck Fairness Act
This is a strategy used in the past, when the Congress is pushing for the legislation that seeks to achieve political results, especially in an election year. For the Republicans, his strategy is to vote for the repeal of parts of the Act of 2010, health reform of Obama and want to focus on the rising gas prices.
In the Senate, Democrats want to maintain its momentum in women’s issues, which can help them maintain a slim majority after the elections this fall. It seems that the Democratic strategy is working. The latest poll conducted by CNN-ORC, 50 percent of voters said they would vote for Democratic Congressional candidates. A percentage point advantage in the eight Republicans.
The Paycheck fairness Act will prevent reprisals against workers in the enterprises that have asked about the wage gap and allow employees to sue for damages if it finds evidence of differences pay for men and women. The Democrats in the Senate said that the reforms would be in charge of the Lily Ledbetter Pay Act of 2009, which extended the obligation of the clothes for the equality of remuneration.
In an interview, President Obama said that women are heads of families for families. If you take home less than men for equal work, below, the families will have to manage with less money for tuition, child care, and income.
Senator a. Barbara Mikulski, is the justice law Paycheck of the above-mentioned main sponsors the Census Bureau showed that women earn about 77 cents for every dollar. I.e., compared with 63 cents per dollar in 1963.