We build so much of our schedules around holidays and other important days of observance. These days’ predictable consistency is one of their best traits. But for Equal Pay Day, its inconsistent date is the point.
Each year, whatever day Equal Pay Day falls on represents how many more days US women need to work to earn the same amount as US men did in the previous year. This year, it’s March 24, 2021. That’s 82 extra days! The goal of Equal Pay Day is to eventually be on January 1 every year because that would mean pay for women and