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Kirsten Swinth: Equal Pay Day: It's Time to Close the Earnings Gap

The old-fashioned kind of income inequality that still keeps women earning less than men on average holds families back, and perpetuates the gulf between the 1 percent and the 99 percent
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Empowering Working Women and Families Means Closing the Wage Gap

Business & Finance : Huffington Post: Business Blog (9 months ago)

Today, April 8, is Equal Pay Day, symbolizing how far into 2014 women must work to earn what men earned in 2013 alone. The reality is, despite making up 51 percent of the population and approximately 47 percent of the workforce, not... Read Post

The Ten Occupations With The Largest Gender Wage Gap

US Politics / Liberal : Alan Colmes' Liberaland (2 years ago)

It’s Equal Pay Day, the day when women catch up to the wages men made last year. Pay for women averages 77 cents for each dollar earned by a man. Women across industries are paid less than men who do the same work, but in some indus... Read Post

U.S. has a record wealth gap between middle- and high-income families

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (4 days ago)

Income inequality in the United States is sky-high, but it's not just income inequality. Wealth inequality—the difference between the assets (after debts are excluded) that people have—is also at record levels: The Pew Research Cent... Read Post


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