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Governor recognizes Native American Women's Equal Pay Day

Native pay gap narrows in Montana, still more progress is needed

 

September 26, 2019



Press release

Gov. Steve Bullock joined the nation Monday in recognizing Native Women’s Equal Pay Day, a day to symbolize how far into the year an American Indian woman must work to earn what a man earned in the previous year.

“American Indian women in Montana, and across the country, should not have to put in nine extra months of work just to break even with what a man earns,” Bullock, who is campaigning for U.S. president, said. “Recognizing Native Women’s Equal Pay Day is a reminder that while we’ve made progress when it comes to pay equity, we still haven’t closed the g...



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