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  1. omQ Release the Desaparecidos

    omQ Release the Desaparecidos said, 10 months ago

    Ah, the wage gap.


    I didn’t know who Susan B. Anthony was, I had to look her up.


    At the moment, here in Britain, another suffragette was discussed, and celebrated, on the 100th anniversary of her death : Emily Davison was killed by a racing horse in a demonstration for the right for women to vote, June, 1913.

  2. d_legendary1 Demands Dr.C and Martens Release

    d_legendary1 Demands Dr.C and Martens Release said, 10 months ago

    Finally! The real reason why women are being hired in the work place instead of dudes.

  3. Darren Blair

    Darren Blair said, 10 months ago

    As an MBA? There are a lot of issues at work in regards to pay issues than just gender. (In fact, overt gender discrimination is illegal in America.)
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    For example, one of the big issues is that women often step out of the work force in order to become primary caretakers for their children. Then when they try to come back, they get hit with the same issue affecting the long-term unemployed: they’ve been out of work so long that they are considered as being “behind the times” in regards to the latest industry trends and techniques, and may have even fallen behind on their certifications and continuing education. Thus, when they do get re-hired, they’re “less valuable” than someone with a consistent resume and so are paid less.

  4. ARodney

    ARodney said, 10 months ago

    Yes, Darren. But if you’re a scientific researcher with an understanding of statistics knowledge, you can control for women taking time off for families, for women not being prominent in certain high-paying jobs, and for women not earning as many degrees forty years ago when many now high-powered men started. And the resulting studies consistently show that even when you account for those factors, women are still paid substantially less than men for the same work. See Ms. Ledbetter. Paid much less for EXACTLY the same work for many years, but how was she to know? Payrolls are secret. Yet the conservative supreme court said that’s okay, and the GOP tried to filibuster the Equal Pay act.

  5. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    Toon is good, but the “Anthony dollar” was a failure because folks couldn’t tell it from a quarter. Which, given inflation, maybe 25 cents is more accurate than 77?

  6. Rockngolfer

    Rockngolfer said, 10 months ago

    @dtroutma

    The only place I know that likes Susan B. Anthony dollar coins is USPS vending machines.

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  8. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    @Michael wme

    Definitely bookmark worthy. Thanks.

  9. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, 10 months ago

    And don’t forget the SCOTUS threw out a wage discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart because it was so systemic that they felt it couldn’t be considered against one store, despite plenty of evidence for the case to be heard. Read that again until you understand the implications….

  10. Boots at the Boar

    Boots at the Boar GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    Here I thought the cartoon was a commentary on the declining value of a dollar, not the gender salary gap. One thing statisticians don’t account for is the crony component to salaries. A male boss looking to keep a male employee on will raise his salary higher and faster than a female boss looking to keep a male employee or a male looking to keep a female. I tried to find the article I read about the difference from a couple of years ago, but google is not your friend when looking for a needle on the interwebs.

  11. TheTruthHurts

    TheTruthHurts said, 10 months ago

    You can ‘bet your bottom dollar’, (pun intended) if that were the case, Wall St. would make massive turnover moves tomorrow !

  12. mdavis4183

    mdavis4183 GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    Thank Obama for the wreck of the Susan B.

  13. Tigger

    Tigger GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    @omQ Release the Desaparecidos

    You mean your American School did not teach about Susan B. Anthony? We learned about her in our Rural County School System in the 1960’s and 1970’s

  14. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    mdavis; Anthony dollar: 79-81 and again in 99. Okay, exactly HOW does Obama have anything at all to do with the “wreck” of that coin?

  15. omQ Release the Desaparecidos

    omQ Release the Desaparecidos said, 10 months ago

    @Tigger

    Universal suffrage in my country of birth only came about in 1994.


    Come on Tigger, I know you know where I’m from; why would I know about your country’s suffragettes?

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