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Women’s Policy Research

Reality check: Wage gap for Jewish professionals worse than national average

Much to the dismay of a number of Jewish organizations, the Senate neglected to vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act last month, effectively shelving it for the foreseeable future. The bill, which would have augmented current civil rights law to protect against sex-based pay discrimination, had received broad support from civil rights and women’s rights groups but faced opposition from business organizations, whose members said it would be both difficult and expensive to enforce.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Women’s Policy Research." (Viewed on September 16, 2014) <http://jwa.org/tags/women-s-policy-research>.

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