Denver, CO (April 08, 2014) – Colorado Women’s Alliance released the following statement today regarding Equal Pay Day 2014:
The old guard feminist establishment likes to lead with headlines like, “GM’s First Female CEO Will Make Half Of What Her Predecessor Made”, as they did in a Think Progress article on February 4, 2014. They claim Barra’s total comp will be $4.4 million while Akerson made $9 million. Just six days later, the Wall Street Journal reported Barra is eligible for up to $14.4 million in total compensation, 60 percent more than Akerson. Darn those pesky facts.