gender pay gap

Women and Men Won’t Reach Economic Equality Until 2186, Index Says

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK, Oct 26 – Efforts to close gender gaps in pay and workforce participation slowed so dramatically in the past year that men and women may not reach economic equality for another 170 years, the World Economic Forum said on Tuesday. Statistics just a year ago predicted the economic gap between

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Occupation, Industry Biggest Factors in Gender Pay Gap: Study

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, March 23 – The biggest obstacle to women receiving equal wages is the sorting of the sexes into different jobs and industries, while differences in education, age and experience account for only a small portion of the gender pay gap, according to new research. Although U.S. Census figures show women

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