…minimum wage is a staggeringly low $7.25 per hour
…earnings and the gap vary depending on a woman’s background, age and education
…even though they are better educated than women in Louisiana as a whole
…compared to women in the 50 states and the District of Columbia; women in only three states earn less
…even though 82% come from families with at least one working parent
…women in Louisiana are paid 65% of what men are paid; the wage gap of 90% in Washington DC is the smallest.