President Obama: Women Deserve Equal Pay

In his State of the Union address, the president says it's time to do away with "Mad Men" era policies.
3:00 | 01/28/14

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-- today women make up about half our workforce. But they still make -- seven cents for every dollar man -- That is wrong then and 2014. It's an embarrassment. Women deserve equal pay for equal work. Deserves to have a baby without sacrificing -- job. A mother deserves -- day off. To care for a sick child or sick parent without running in the hardship. You -- -- a father goes to. It is time to do away with workplace policy in the bong and a madman episode. This year let's all come together in congress the white else. Business goods from Wall Street to main street to give every woman the opportunity. I believe. And women's -- need. America thinks they. Now. Women hold a majority of lower wage jobs. But they're not the only one stifled by stagnant wages. Americans understand that some people won't earn more money than others and we don't -- those who by virtue of their efforts. Achieve incredible success that's what. America's all about. But Americans overwhelmingly agree. That no one who works full time should ever have to raise a family in poverty.

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