For Millennial Women, What Pay Gap?

For millennial women, a pay gap basically doesn't exist. 
A pay gap basically doesn't exist for millennial women. Photographer: Thomas Barwick/Iconica via Getty Images

Happy Equal Pay Day! Or, well, Unhappy Equal Pay Day! Because if everything were truly fine and dandy we wouldn't need to have an Equal Pay Day -- which symbolizes how long into the year women have to work to earn the same amount as men did the prior year. (According to the National Committee on Pay Equity, the day is always on a Tuesday to suggest how far women need to work into the next work week to earn what men did in the prior one; oh, and it's chosen to "avoid religious holidays and other significant events." But you get the point.) In an ideal world, Equal Pay Day would be no days and every day at once.

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