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Tara Larkin Dr. Melissa Wright Geog 020 Sec 9 16 November 2007 Gender Bias in the Workplace According to the USA Today website, in 2003, for every dollar men earned, women only earned 75.5 cents. The gender bias is creating economic and cultural gaps in society and in the workplace. ‘Gender Bias’ in Training Scheme , from the BBC News website informs us of a skills shortage in many jobs and attributes them to the division along gender lines (BBC 1). Society recognizes ideologies such as men construction workers and women childcare workers and this is creating the gaps in cultural and economic aspects of division of labor (BBC 5-6). Gender division of labor is when employees are expected to succeed in their work environment because of their gender and are often hired based on their sex. This division of labor makes it easy for employers to stereotype and generalize. However, the skills gap is calling for a reevaluation of these procedures. “The reporter said major skills shortages
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This essay was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course GEOG 020 taught by Professor Whitehead,jessica during the Fall '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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