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Sex discrimination in employment -- United States


View Resource Highlights of Women's Earnings in 1999

In 1999, median, weekly earnings of male, full-time wage and salary workers were $618, while female, full-time wage and salary workers earned only $473, approximately 23 percent less. Data from this report come from the Current Population Survey, a monthly survey of the US Census Bureau, and represent nearly 50,000 US households. The main body of the report contains eighteen data tables, including...
View Resource US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Established in 1965, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is focused on the elimination of illegal discrimination from the workplace. The Web site presents a plethora of information that includes federal laws prohibiting job discrimination, how to file a charge against your employer for discriminatory practices, small business information, data on the federal sector, and much...