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Mayor Bowser and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton to Mark National Equal Pay Day

Monday, April 13, 2015

On Tuesday, April 14 at the John A. Wilson Building, Mayor Bowser and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton will host a press conference to mark and honor National Equal Pay Day. According to the National Women’s Law Center, Washington, D.C. has the smallest wage gap in America with women earning an average of 91 cents on the dollar. Washington is also ranked 50 out of 51 in the country for having the largest wage gap between African American females and white, non-Hispanic males. Speakers will discuss the importance of paying everyone equally for equal work.

WHO:            
The Honorable Muriel Bowser, Mayor
The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton, Representative
Courtney Snowden, Deputy Mayor, Greater Economic Opportunities
Kimberly Bassett, Director, Mayor’s Office of Women’s Policy and Initiatives                       

WHEN:         
Tuesday, April 14 at 9 am

WHERE:      
John A. Wilson Building, Room G9
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
*Closest Metro: Federal Triangle and Metro Center Metro Stations*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected] 

Social Media: 
Mayor Bowser Twitter: @MayorBowser
Mayor Bowser Facebook: facebook.com/MayorMurielBowser
Mayor Bowser Website: mayor.dc.gov