Gender pay gap is topic of AAUW talk

Statesman Journal

The gap between what men and women are paid is the subject of a talk sponsored by the Salem branch of the American Association of University Women.

The talk will start at noon Wednesday in Room 103 of the Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem. For information, call Sally Hollemon at (503) 391-8978.

The speaker is Mary Ellen Dello Stritto, who teaches psychology at Western Oregon University and is an AAUW member.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, women earned 77 cents for every dollar earned by men in 2009. This ratio does not account for specific skills, experience or types of jobs.

— Peter Wong

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