Latinas will have to wait more than two centuries for the appalling wage gap they face to close, if current trends continue.

They’re on course to eventually earn the same pay as white men currently enjoy in 232 years’ time ― 2248, according to a report released ahead of Latina Equal Pay Day on Tuesday. The date recognizes how far into the year full-time, year-round employed Latinas must work to earn what their white male counterparts earned the year prior.

To put the Institute for Women’s Policy Research report examining salaries from the past 30 years into perspective, that’s just eight years shy of the number of years the United States has been a country.

Read more at HuffPost Latino Voices.

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