WIRE Post Dives In to Wage Gap

Have you seen the latest post on the WIRE blog? Policy Research Assistant Kim Boche takes a look at misperceptions of the gender wage gap, and how it continues to take earnings from women--particularly women of color. Visit the WIRE to check out the post, infographic, and find other information and resources about workforce policy and more!

Persistent Wage Gap Invisible to Most

A recent article in the Chicago Tribune highlights the contradiction that 70% of U.S. employees (78% of men; 60% of women) believe that men and women are paid equally at their company, while government data ((BLS 2014)) shows that women's full-time weekly earnings are, on average, 82.5 percent of men's. This fact is not due to [...]

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