Celebrate Equal Pay Day

Equal Pay Day
Equal Pay Day

April 12 is national Equal Pay Day, and a good way to celebrate might be to make sure all your female employees are making as much as the guys in equal positions. If you're not the boss, it's the perfect time to ask for a raise yourself, to put you on equal footings with your colleagues.

Many people are unaware of the state of gender-biased pay checks. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis issued a statement regarding Equal Pay Day, which falls on April 12: