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Women and low pay

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • North America
    • Subjects:
    • Wages -- Women -- Great Britain -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
    • Wages -- Women -- North America -- Addresses, essays, lectures

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Peter J. Sloane.
      ContributionsSloane, Peter J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6061.2.G7 W65
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 260 p. :
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3866507M
      ISBN 100333268172
      LC Control Number81188273

      Low literacy rates dramatically impact the lives of women, demanding they work harder, take more time to pay debts and, sometimes settle for earning less. The U.S. Department of Education reports that million American adult women possess literacy skills below a “basic” level.   The One Big Financial Mistake Women Are Making May Be the Easiest One to Fix who has a new book, Own It: The Power of Women at Work, coming out you famously fought for equal pay for women.


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