Today is Equal Pay Day. Why? Because it is how far into the year the average woman must work to earn as much as her male counterpart earned in 2014.
While making up up nearly half of the American work force, women still earn 78 cents for every dollar a man earns. (Of course, this statistic has been challenged for not taking into account other factors such as education, tenure, workweek hours etc.)
Watch one woman’s response to discovering that she only earns 78 percent of what her male co-workers earn.
Sarah Breger is a former editor of the Sisterhood blog. Follow her on Twitter at @sbreger.