10/17/2011

Yes.

  • Research indicates that as the percentage of females and minorities in a job increase, avg pay falls, even when all other factors are held constant.
  • African American women with bachelor’s degrees make only $1545 more per year than white males with a high school diploma.
  • Only 5% of Sr level jobs in corps are held by women.

It’s not about putting women and minorities into positions they are unqualified for. It is about empowering people to do jobs they would excel at. Give people and opportunity to perform and they will.

Cristina Garza

Accountingprose

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Source:

Bennett-Alexander, Dawn, and Laura Hartman.Employment Law for Business. 6th. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Irwin, 2008. 219. Print.