The National Partnership for Women and Families is out with a new study that examines the nation’s wage gap for men and women and, not surprisingly, the results remain pretty grim.
“An unprecedented analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data shows that the gender-based wage gap affects women in nearly every corner of the country. In 97 percent of congressional districts — 423 out of 435 districts — the median yearly pay for women is less than the median yearly pay for men. This is the first-ever analysis of these data by congressional district, providing a unique opportunity for women, families and lawmakers to consider the local impact of disparities in pay.”
While not the worst in the country, North Carolina’s situation is still dismal.
“In North Carolina, the median pay for a woman working full time, year round is $33,459 per year, while Read More…