No, Women Getting College Degrees Won’t Close The Gender Wage Gap

April 8, 2015

The gender wage gap stands at 22 percent, meaning that American women who work full-time, year-round, make just 78 percent of what their male peers make in a year. Progress to close it has been basically nonexistent for a decade. But some argue that the fact that young women are getting college degrees at a faster rate than men is a sign that the wage gap is going to shrink.

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Another Reason to Join the Fight for Equal Pay

March 31, 2015

April 14 is Equal Pay Day—though it’s no day to celebrate. It marks the date by which the average working woman has earned the same amount her male colleagues did—in the previous year. And it’s a way of representing the figure we all know, that women make about 77 cents on the male dollar.

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