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New date reveals women paid less than men in 97 percent of Congressional Districts

Posted: Thursday, Oct 4th, 2012




An analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data released today shows that the gender-based wage gap affects women in nearly every corner of the country. In 97 percent of congressional districts — 423 out of 435 districts, including all Oregon districts — the median yearly pay for women is less than the median yearly pay for men. This is the first-ever analysis of these data by congressional district, providing a unique opportunity for women, families and lawmakers to consider the local impact of disparities in pay.



For the complete article see the 10-03-2012 issue.

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