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Connections: Understanding the gender pay gap, and the double gap for Latinas

Hispanic women are paid 54 cents on the dollar earned by white men. That's according to the Economic Policy Institute. In advance of Equal Pay Day, we discuss the gender pay gap, and what’s known as the double gap for Latinas

In studio:

  • Gaynelle Wethers, president of AAUW
  • Jackie Ortiz, member of Rochester City Council
  • Julie Damerell, associate professor emeritus at MCC; and volunteer for League of Women Voters, Action Together Rochester, and the Worker Justice Center Green Light campaign; and member of Rochester NOW and AAUW
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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
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