The National Commission on Pay Equality states that "Tuesday, March 14, 2023, is Equal Pay Day.
"This date represents how far into the year women must labour in order to make what males made the year before.
The National Committee on Pay Equality (NCPE) created Equal Pay Day in 1996 as a public awareness campaign to highlight the income disparity between men and women. (In 1998, the name was changed from National Pay Inequity Awareness Day to Equal Pay Day.)
"The NCPE leadership agreed years ago to choose a Tuesday in April [now March] as Equal Pay Day. This was done since Census numbers revealing the most recent salary figures won't be available until late August or September. (Tuesday was chosen to symbolise how far