#GAReads | New Research: Women Aren't Paid Less Because They Have More Flexible Jobs

 photo credit:  Andrew Tanglao , via  Unsplash

photo credit: Andrew Tanglao, via Unsplash

"New Research: Women Aren't Paid Less Because They Have More Flexible Jobs":

A recent study shows that the global gender pay gap has increased to 32 percent, and projects that at this rate, women will have to wait another 217 years for the pay gap to close. It’s not just your own gender, but the gender makeup of your workplace that predicts your wages. Workers in female-dominated workplaces have been shown to be paid less than other workers. An industry’s pay level even starts to decrease when women take over a male-dominated field.

Read Heejung Chung's full article at Slate here…