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Connections: Is There a Gender Pay Gap in Rochester?

Apr 13, 2015

Is there a gender pay gap in the Rochester area? We could soon find out, thanks to a new study. Tuesday, April 14th marks Equal Pay Day, which is a day meant to signify how much longer a woman would have had to work to equal what a man made in 2014. What do the numbers say? And what are the proposals to eliminate the tendency of men to get paid more for the same work, simply because they push harder in negotiations? Our guests include: