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Equal Pay Day: 5 Stunning Stats about Women in the Workplace

Women make up 47% of the U.S. workforce, but they make up over half of the workers earning minimum wage or less, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Businesses owned by women employ more people than all of the Fortune 500 companies combined, according to the National Association of Women Business Owners.
Women make up 53% of entry-level employees, but only 19% of C-suite executives, according to Harvard Business Review.
More than 30 countries around the world mandate paid maternity leave, but the U.S. doesn’t.
More coverage: http://cnnmon.ie/1Ia6KzU
67% of millennial women don’t feel comfortable negotiating a job offer, even though 83% think it’s important, according to the startup Levo.

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Women make up 47% of the U.S. workforce, but they make up over half of the workers earning minimum wage or less, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Businesses owned by women employ more people than all of the Fortune 500 companies combined, according to the National Association of Women Business Owners. Women make up 53% of entry-level employees, but only 19% of C-suite executives, according to Harvard Business Review. More than 30 countries around the world mandate paid maternity leave, but the U.S. doesn’t. More coverage: http://cnnmon.ie/1Ia6KzU 67% of millennial women don’t feel comfortable negotiating a job offer, even though 83% think it’s important, according to the startup Levo.

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