Argumentative Essay: Are Women Paid Fairly?
The article, “Equal Pay Act of 1963” says, “The issue of equal pay has legislation in the United States dates back to 1868.” Equal pay has been an issue for years and we still have not fixed it. Businesses are saving a small portion and letting women feel as if they are not as useful in the work field as men. The article also states, “By nineteen sixty-three, over twenty states had laws on the books protecting equal pay. . .” The pay gap has become smaller since the Equal Pay Act of 1963 was passed, but the pay is still far from equal for women in comparison to men. In the United States of America if there is any type of injustice or inequality the lawmakers of the country fix it, but equal pay has been an issue since eighteen sixty-eight and still is not resolved today in 2016. Today, women still feel lesser than men when it comes to the working field and in everyday life due to the biased ideas of corporate