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Narrow the Wage Gap through Access to Good Jobs

Half of the gender wage gap is due to women working in different occupations and sectors than men. Improving women’s access to good middle-skill jobs can help close the wage gap and improve women’s economic security.

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  • End the practice of basing new salaries on a worker’s salary history. An IWPR study shows that the economy would ha… https://t.co/VzOPNwVmDp

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  • Women of color make up most of the workforce in child care, elder care, and food preparation jobs, all of which are… https://t.co/GHbyR7YNpU

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