April 8, 2014

HEH: White House Says Wage Gender Gap Stats Are Misleading…When Applied to the White House. “It’s good that Carney acknowledges this as far as the White House is concerned, because the Obama administration and many others are quick to gloss over nuance like this when talking about the wage gap in general. We frequently hear that American women make only 77 cents for every dollar men make, but this is based on data that fails to account for women’s work histories and life choices. It aggregates the earnings of women in all positions and compares this average against the earnings of all men.”

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