Chants of "equal pay" interrupted a speech by a top soccer official this week as the U.S. women’s national soccer team celebrated their fourth World Cup title. The players are suing over gender and pay discrimination. The players' fight for parity reflects the national battle for equal pay. A recent study shows women make 49 cents for every dollar a man does, over a 15 year period of their careers. I joined CBS This Morning to discuss ways we can start closing the gender wage gap.
The wage gap separating men and women is much wider than previously thought, according to a new report. The Institute for Women's Policy Research claims women earned $0.49 for each dollar that a man was paid over a 15-year span. That's a big difference from census data that show women make $0.80 for each dollar a man earns. I joined CBS This Morning to discuss the gender pay gap.
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