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“This isn’t a women's concern, liberal cause, or political hoax, but a nonpartisan issue imperative to the future and well-being of our nation's health and economic success.”
“I stand in solidarity with women around the nation supporting equal pay as we open the doors to endless possibilities for our daughters and provide them an opportunity of equality in the workplace.”
“I support equal pay for my daughters and my sons. For the belief that my girls' achievements should be equally recognized. I support equal pay for the good of our economy and the betterment of our society as a whole.”
“I support equal pay because closing the gender pay gap will help empower women economically and socially.”
“Gender, race, creed, or sexual orientation should not determine pay. Pay should be based on experience, education, and stated qualifications. It is imperative that we demand the gender pay gap be closed.”
“I support equal pay because I believe one's pay should be based off of the value they bring to their company and not their gender.“
“I support equal pay because no human being should be paid less because of their of gender or race.”
“The women in my Lean In Circle work hard and crush it on a daily basis. Shouldn't they get paid for the results they achieve rather than their gender? I support equal pay for the women in my circle, but I especially support equal pay for my daughter and son.”
“I lean in for all of the women in my life, especially my wife and daughter. I am proud to support equal pay because the gender pay gap affects everyone, and acknowledging it is an important first step towards equality.”
“I support closing the gender pay gap because there is no reason not to. Today, we empower women and men to reach for equality and help change the future for new generations. Equal pay is the only way.”
“It has been over 50 years since the Equal Pay Act was passed, and yet women today still face a wage gap. It’s time to end wage discrimination.”
“I support equal pay because there is simply no excuse not to. It's time to level the playing field and end compensation discrimination.”
“Gender has never been the driving force behind my work ethic and my work accomplishments. Why should gender be a factor in my salary?”
“By supporting equal pay we are helping women of all races and ethnicities be more successful in life. Closing the existing pay gap will empower women with the financial security they need for themselves and their families. Achieving this goal will bring equality and a positive long lasting impact on our society and economy.”
“Closing the gender pay gap is important because women contribute to families, businesses, and the economy substantially and should be compensated for doing so. I look forward to when Equal Pay Day is a thing of the past!”
“The amazing, hardworking women in my Lean In Circle inspire me to advocate for equal pay. These women go out and do incredible things in the workplace everyday, and I am fired up to raise awareness that they - and every woman - should be paid as much as their male counterparts.”
“Equal pay matters because every person, regardless of gender, deserves equal worth.”
“I support equal pay because I believe everyone deserves to be paid fairly for the contributions they make.”
“I am an advocate for equal pay. It's time to make a change and show the world that women are worth every cent.”
“My mother was an immigrant who worked tirelessly at two jobs to support me and my brother. I support equal pay for her and the millions of other women across the nation who deserve fair compensation.”
“I support equal pay in every way possible. This is a form of discrimination that is still out there and it's completely unacceptable. Our daughters need to receive 100% of their pay.”
“I'm not expected to work 20% less than my male counterparts, so why would I expect to be paid 20% less?”
“Women with similar qualifications and work accomplishments as their male counterparts shouldn't have to spend more time demonstrating and substantiating their capabilities to earn the same pay.”
“Equal pay leads to equal opportunity. If we want to see more women in leadership, we need to encourage senior leaders to take action.”
“Equipping and empowering women to achieve equal pay sends a ripple effect of positive change into our world.”
“I fight for equal pay to shine a light on the economic inequalities across gender and race.”
“I support equal pay because I believe that a woman's work should be valued the same as a man's work.”
In partnership with Funny or Die and Hulu, we produced a video showing the impact of the pay gap on women's everyday lives. So far, it's been viewed more than 5 million times.
Many companies also showed their support for equal pay by promoting the campaign.
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