Clarissa Horsfall joins with others during "A Day Without A Woman" demonstration on March 8, 2017, in Miami. Employment attorneys say they've seen a spike in pay-disparity cases.
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Google is facing a class-action lawsuit filed by women who allege systemic underpayment. And the Department of Labor is investigating whether Google pays women less.
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U.S. surfer Lakey Peterson is carried up the beach after claiming victory in a World Surf League event in Australia in March. The league says it will start paying the same prize money to men and women.
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Carrie Gracie, a highly respected 30-year veteran at the BBC, says the network has refused to match the pay of male colleagues who earn 50 percent more than her salary.
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On April 2, 2014, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., waited for her colleagues to arrive before a news conference on the Senate steps of the Capitol to support equal pay for women and an increase in the minimum wage.
President Obama, pictured here with Lilly Ledbetter, and congressional Democrats are working the equal pay issue hard in a midterm election year when they will need as many women to vote as possible.