With the failure to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act and the recent recognition of Equal Pay Day, a good research paper topic might be to discuss the sociology, politics or economics of equal pay for equal work. In the United States, women earn on average $0.77 for every $1.00 a man earns for the same job, according to the Obama Administration. The Pew Research Center puts the figure at $0.84. History has shown that despite passage of the Equal Pay Act in 1963, women are still struggling for equal pay. Here are some ideas for your term paper.
Equal Pay Act of 1963
American women thought they were through struggling for equal pay when President John F. Kennedy passed the Equal Pay Act of 1963.