It’s been almost four months since the pay gap between white men and women has widened by as much as 16 percent, according to a CBS News analysis of state and federal data.
But the gap is still growing.
While the gap between black men and white men has grown by 5.7 percentage points, it’s still only growing by 8.1 percent among white women.
The pay gap for women between men and their female counterparts has grown even faster.
Between 2015 and 2016, the gap in pay between white women and their male counterparts grew by 4.4 percentage points.
The gap between women of color has also grown by a whopping 16.2 percentage points since 2014.
“This is one of the most pervasive and troubling pay disparities that we’ve seen,” said Ellen DeGeneres, host of the Ellen DeGenres Show.
“This is a problem that we are still grappling with.
There’s a lot of people who feel that the gap doesn’t exist.
I think that’s why we are working so hard to educate and to raise awareness about it.”
The pay gap gap between men in the United States and women of other races is also growing.
Between 2009 and 2016 the gap for white men grew by 5 percentage points; for black women it grew by 3.5 percentage points and for Hispanic women it rose by 3 percentage points between 2015 and 2015.
That gap between African American men and other races has grown a whopping 27.2 percent since 2009.
It’s not just the pay disparity that’s growing.
Across the board, the gender wage gap has remained stagnant or decreased over the past five years.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the wage gap between the sexes has actually increased for the third year in a row.
But despite these wage disparities, it remains the widest gap in history.
“We’re still finding ways to pay our bills and to provide for our families,” said Nicole DeLeon, an attorney with the National Women’s Law Center, a nonprofit that provides legal services to women.
“That’s one of our primary responsibilities as women, and we still have a lot to do.”
“I believe that a lot has to change.
We have to be proactive about looking at this as a gender wage issue,” said DeGenere.
“We have to change how we talk about it and how we do business.”
As the gaps between women and men continue to grow, women of all races and genders are taking the lead.
More than two-thirds of women and women with disabilities in the U.S. said they would be willing to work full-time for a pay increase, according the National Organization for Women.
In February, more than half of women said they’d consider working part-time in order to pay for childcare.
Women of color have the highest rates of work-family conflict, with nearly half of black women and more than 60 percent of Hispanic women and African American women.
In addition, the vast majority of women with children under the age of 18 have experienced some form of work conflict at work, with 60 percent reporting having experienced workplace bullying, harassment or verbal or physical abuse at work.
While women have always had a lot more power in the workplace than men, the increase in the wage disparity has prompted a significant backlash against working mothers.
Some women have launched an online petition calling for President Donald Trump to appoint a woman to head up the Equal Pay Task Force, while a growing number of women have begun a #WomenInSTEM campaign.
On Monday, a group of more than 150 women launched the hashtag #MakeAmericaGreatAgain, a hashtag that they hope will inspire millions of people to take action to increase the wages of women across the country.
“Our women are still stuck at the bottom, and if we want to get up there, we have to do it from the top down,” said Stephanie Smith, a co-founder of the Women’s March on Washington.
“And that’s not going to happen unless we make sure that all of us in the highest paid professions are paid equally.”
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