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Rochester in Focus: Pay Equity Coalition raising awareness

Rochester in Focus: Pay Equity Coalition raising awareness Photo: News10NBC.

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Created: August 20, 2021 08:05 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Studies show the average Black woman in New York earns 65 cents for every dollar that a white non-Hispanic man makes.

For Latinas, it's 56 cents to a dollar. It adds up to more than $20,000 a year in lost wages.

The Pay Equity Coalition hosted a rally this month to raise awareness.

Lynette Adams sat down via Zoom with local co-founder Yversha Roman and members Sasha Mitchell and Sara Timmerman, who is also president of the local now chapter. Watch the video in the player below for more information:

One of the possible solutions advocates are pushing for is pay disclosure. Watch the video in the player below to learn more:


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