Wage Gap

Wage Gap

Equal pay for equal work was one of the most popular goals of the feminist movement in the 1970s. Today, most would agree that the difference between women's and men's wages has narrowed, but there is stark disagreement over how much...

Equal pay for equal work was one of the most popular goals of the feminist movement in the 1970s. Today, most would agree that the difference between women's and men's wages has narrowed, but there is stark disagreement over how much difference remains, and over what, if anything, should be done to close the remaining gap. Two experts join Diane to talk about equal pay.

Guests

Diana Furchtgott-Roth

director, Center for Employment Policy at the Hudson Institute

Judith Appelbaum

vice president and director of employment opportunities at the National Women's Law Center

Sylvia Ann Hewlett

fellow at Harvard's Center for the Study of Values in Public Life and chairman of the National Parenting Association

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