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Dalsania 1 Akash Dalsania Reaves 4 October 2010 Gender wage gaps The wage gap between women and men has become the smallest it has ever been in. Women’s wages were almost 82.8% of men’s wages. The small wage gap is a result of the uneven layoffs of men and women and also industries in which women dominate like health care. Also the number of college graduates is 60% women nowadays. The rates of women graduating high school, college, and doing there masters are all higher then that of men’s. Surprisingly women that are at the age of around 20 actually earn 8% more than guys that are of the same age. The shortening of the gap is also due to the high
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Unformatted text preview: financial fields where there is a lot of male dominance compared to a rise in small businesses. 52% of these small businesses are owned by women. In today’s environment and economy equality is becoming a huge issue and is a part of business ethics. With equality being a bigger issue many firms are hiring women rather than men to be part of there firms. Jenna, By. "Gender Wage Gap Shrinks To Record Low - Jenna Goudreau - The Other Half - Forbes." Forbes . 3 Nov. 2010. Web. 03 Nov. 2010. <http://blogs.forbes.com/jennagoudreau/2010/09/14/gender-wage-gap-shrinks-to-record-low/>....
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