Equal Pay / Pay Equity

Still a Man’s Labor Market: The Slowly Narrowing Gender Wage Gap

The commonly used figure to describe the gender wage ratio—that a woman earns 80 cents for every dollar earned by a man—understates the pay inequality problem by leaving many women workers out of the picture. This report argues that a multi-year analysis provides a more comprehensive picture of the gender wage gap and presents a more accurate measure of the income women actually bring home to support themselves and their families.

The Economic Status of Women in the U.S. What Has Changed in the Last 20 – 40 Years

Heidi Hartmann, Ph.D. presents to the GAO.

By Heidi Hartmann|2020-08-27T02:00:57-05:00March 29, 2018|Presentation, Status of Women|Comments Off on The Economic Status of Women in the U.S. What Has Changed in the Last 20 – 40 Years
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