Yet for some of those female workers most at risk during this pandemic, the wage gap is larger than 98 cents to a dollar. Female elementary school teachers make 92 cents to men’s $1 and women doctors make 94 cents. Female registered nurses make 98 cents.
“It really should be a call to action to ensure that they are paid decently and fairly and equitably.”
Despite the disparity in pay, the wage gap has been slowly narrowing.
“We could be back to where we started.”