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Why is there still a gender pay gap in 2024?

Equal education, unequal pay

BY CLAIRE SAVAGE Associated Press
Posted 3/15/24
Not even education can close the pay gap that persists between women and men, according to a recent U.S. Census Bureau report.

Whether women earn a post-secondary certificate or graduate from a top-tier university, they still make about 71 cents on the dollar compared with men at the same education level, Census Bureau research found.

That difference came into stark view March 12, on Equal Pay Day, and in spite of the fact that women comprise more than half of college-educated workers and participate in the labor force at record rates.

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