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Monday, September 15, 2014
A Showdown on the Pay Gap
Closing the persistent wage gap between men and women is important, not only as a matter of fairness but as a matter of rudimentary family economics: Women are the primary or co-breadwinner in more than 60 percent of American families. That makes it all the more urgent to address the conspicuous discrepancy that sees a woman working full-time making 77 cents on average against $1 for a man working full-time.