How to fix PR’s wage gap

There’s no denying that PR comprises mostly women in its workforce. Yet women hold only 30 percent of its C-level positions. How can that change? Find out here.

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Thanks to the election, pay inequality gets high attention from both presidential candidates.

The New York Times, in a recent article about Hillary Clinton’s promises, asserts that men get paid more mainly because they enter industries with higher paying positions. But there are bound to be women in the offices these higher-paid males occupy, in any field, so why can’t women’s pay equal men’s in whatever occupation men choose to enter?

While Clinton has been fighting for pay equality through legal action based on the Paycheck Equality Act, some women take a different way to success. Many women, especially in PR, become entrepreneurs running their own agencies.

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