The Gender Pay Gap

Gender is one of the many contributing factors to the income inequality that plagues the U.S. The gender pay gap is a controversial subject with many different opinions and studies pointing to different reasons as to why women earn almost a quarter less than men. In light of the clear disparity, U.K companies employing more than 250 people on staff are required by law to report on their gender pay gap. Below is the findings from the staff of the Economist Newspaper in the U.K.
The findings show that while women and men make up about even portions of the total staff, women are primarily in the lowet tier positions while men occupy managerial and executive positions. In summarizing their findings the Economist group explains that top positions have much less turnover and become a lot less diverse then entry positions with quick turnover.
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