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In 13 U.S. States, a Woman Born Today Will Not See Equal Pay During Her Working Life

Mar 22, 2017 - PR Newswire

According to anew state analysisreleased today by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR), there are 13 states where progress on closing the gender wage gap is so slow that a woman born in 2017 will not see equal pay during her working life.

Nationally, women make 80 cents for every dollar earned by a man. If the earnings of women and men who are employed full-time, year-round change at the rate they have between 1959 and 2015, the gender wage gap in the United States will not clo...