Bill for equal pay for women

{}{}{} A bill that would make it harder for companies to pay women less than men for the same work faces a tough road in Washington, DC today.{}{}{} Democrats are rallying behind campaign-season legislation curbing paycheck discrimination against women.{}{}{}{}{} But, the bill may stand little chance of surviving a showdown vote today in the Senate.{}{}{}{}{} At least five Republicans are needed to keep the measure alive.{}{}{} Republicans have the backing of business groups and say the measure will tie the hands of employers.{}{}{}{} The bill would also be easier for aggrieved workers to sue employers.