Calling gender pay gap an embarrassment in 2014, President Obama said in his State of the Union address that ” it’s time to end workplace policies that belong in a Mad Men episode.”
The Republican’s agenda would drag women back to the ’50s on everything from health care to workplace.
Their antiquated views of women in the workplace are laughable if they weren’t so serious. The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, claimed presidential hopeful Mitt Romney “talked down to the women of this country.” He further commented that “if you’re going to have women in the workforce” as if having women in the workplace was still open for debate.
The Paycheck Fairness Act which would add additional protection against the gender wage gap has stalled in Congress.
Perhaps Republican’s would like to go back to the times when the retro gal eagerly scoured the want ads, which like public restrooms were still squarely divided between Male and Female. Separate but not very equal.
Kinda like still earning 77 cents on the male dollar.
A reminder of the workplace of the retro working girl: