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April 5 2018

Takeaways: What Drives the Wage Gap?

by Patrice Lee Onwuka

Women’s average weekly earnings in full-time jobs were 82 percent of those for men in 2016. Some who celebrate "Equal Pay Day', the date when women finally earn enough to make up for last year's wage gap, say this gap is driven by gender discrimination in the workplace. But that's not an accurate picture of how America works. Here are the key takeaways that explain what really drives the pay gap.


What Drives the Pay Gap? by Independent Women's Forum


Independent Women’s Forum’s mission is to improve the lives of Americans by increasing the number of women who value free markets and personal liberty. Sister organization of Independent Women’s Voice.
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