Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Inquisitr, April 19, 2014, Saturday


April 19, 2014, Saturday

Inquisitr (full article)

Gender Gap Legislation Nixed by, Who Else? Republicans

According to the Daily Beast, despite nefarious Republican number-crunching, Obama’s staff is not only made up of equal numbers of men and women, but tailored pay raises have increased women’s pay to an average of $62,000 a year. That’s 88 percent of what men at the White House earn, which isn’t equal yet, but better than the national average of 77 percent. Francine Blau, a professor of economics at Cornell University, has authored studies on the gender pay gap in the United States.