Celebrating International Women's Day by continuing our fight for gender equity

Today, we're affirming our commitment to advancing equality in workplaces and communities across the world. We're celebrating both International Women’s Day and 100 years since the 19th Amendment granted American women the right to vote.

We recognize that labor unions have an important role to play in the continued fight against discrimination, wage inequality and gender-based violence. 

“It is 2020, and our country is still grappling with a pernicious pay gap,” said USW International Vice President Roxanne Brown. “A woman is paid just 81 cents for every dollar paid to a man, and that number is even lower for women of color. Click here for more of Vice President Brown's statement.

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Jess Kamm at 412-562-2446

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Editor R.J. Hufnagel

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Call USW Communications at 412-562-2442

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