martes, 23 de agosto de 2011

New job trends reproducing old forms of gender inequality

Jobs that come with large paychecks but long work hours are slowing the gains women have made since the late 70s in narrowing the gender wage gap.

A study by sociologists finds that the growing trend of overworking -- working 50 hours a week or more -- is partly responsible for the slowdown Americans have experienced since the mid-1990s in the convergence of the gender gap in pay.

Source:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/08/110821104149.htm