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What is The Wage Gap is Costing You Every Day?

This piece was co-authored by Elizabeth Plank, Executive Social Editor at PolicyMic. You can reach her at @feministabulous. What would happen if we finally wage gap disappeared? We know women would be making more money, but how much more would they be bringing home? By now, you’ve probably heard depressing statistics like this one: For every […]

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An Economist’s Formula for Shrinking the Gender Pay Gap

The workplace just isn’t a very equal place. Women still don’t earn as much as men, even when they possess the same degrees.  Women’s progress has actually stalled since the 1990’s as Harvard economist Claudia Goldin points out. But Goldin has some solutions for shrinking the wage gap. Her recent research suggests that flexibility and […]

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Paycheck Fairness and the Boy Crisis: How Misguided Entitlement Hurts Everyone

Today, Congress will vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act, which is designed to strengthen the 1963 Equal Pay Act which made it illegal for employers to pay unequal wages to men and women who perform similar work.  The Paycheck Fairness Act specifies that they cannot be paid differently for doing the EXACT same job.  Men […]

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