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Looking at the gender wage gap in Michigan

How wide is the wage gap between men and women in Michigan?

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It’s a question that needs to be explored in a state where the 2010 U.S. Census found 284,000 families are headed by a female parent. And 28% of those households are living in poverty in Michigan. That’s almost 80,000 families.Bridge Magazine writer TedRoelofslooked at gender disparities inhis latest story for Bridge and he joined us today to talk about what the numbers tell us about the wage gap in Michigan: Bridge Magazine writer Ted Roelofs looks at the gender wage gap in Michigan


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