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Pace 1 Josh Pace 12/2/16 D Period Equal Pay essay Pay Gap in the Workplace Ever since the start of the workforce, men have significantly earned much more money than women for doing the exact same job. Although this was supposed to be resolved by The Equal Pay Act of 1963, the problem was still relevant for the rest of the twentieth century and into the twenty first century. Throughout the years there has been countless court cases facing this issue, more likely than not ending in the woman's’ favor. This issue is a real problem but it is simply overlooked until it is brought up in court. President Obama and Secretary Clinton have been the two biggest advocates for men and women’s equal pay in recent years. Women make up nearly half of the United States work force and should be paid the same wage as men for doing the exact same job. When The Equal Pay Act of 1963 was first passed, it stated that men and women were to be given equal pay for equal work, in the same workplace. There are many factors that contribute
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