NYT Opinion: Professions Associated with Women Are Lower Paid

In it’s Room for Debate series, New York Times guest columnists explore “How to Reduce the Pay Gap Between Men and Women.”  Ai-jen Poo, director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, says that to disrupt the wage gap, society must re-assess cultural norms that devalue work that is done in the home.  She notes that this work has also been excluded from equal protection and labor laws for decades.

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