Friday, May 04, 2012

Cincinnati City Beat, April 19, 2012, Thursday

Cincinnati City Beat

April 19, 2012, Thursday

Cincinnati City Beat (full article)

Kasich Office Shows Gender Wage Gap
Governor's male staffers earn 56 percent more than women

Critics of the existing pay gap nationwide insist that it continues to triumph because of occupational and lifestyle choices (e.g., not as many women pursue high-paying, elected positions), "rigorous analysis of data by labor economists Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn found that over 40 percent of the pay gap cannot be explained by such differences, concluding that 'there is evidence that…discrimination does still continue to exist.'" according to this article published by the Center for American Progress, an independent, nonpartisan educational institute.