Women Still Trail Men in Wages

American women have made significant gains in education in recent years, but remain behind men on pay day, a White House report released Tuesday showed.

Women in undergraduate and graduate programs outnumber men, the report titled, “Women in America” said. Between 1972 and 2008, men and women have increased their enrollment in college as a percentage of those completing high school. But “the increase was greater for females than males,” the report said….The earnings gap, meanwhile, narrowed, but has not closed completely. “Among full-time wage and salary workers, women’s weekly earnings as a percent of men’s [have] increased from 62 percent in 1979 to 80 percent in 2009,” the report said.

You can see the full report from the white house by following this link:

http://www.esa.doc.gov/sites/default/files/reports/documents/womeninamerica.pdf

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