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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. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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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. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., offered an apology on Wednesday after allegations were made public of sexual harassment and discrimination on his 2016 campaign. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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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. Jason Childs/Getty Images hide caption

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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. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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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. Tom Williams/Getty hide caption

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Detailed Data May Not Be Enough To Close Gender Pay Gap

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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signs a pay equity act into law at the Massachusetts State House on Monday in Boston. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Massachusetts Joins State-Led Efforts On Equal Pay For Women

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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. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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