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Month: June 2017

Gender Pay Gap Not as Pronounced in New York City

The gender pay gap has narrowed substantially since the Equal Pay Act was signed in 1963. Still, the typical woman working full time in the United States earns $40,022 a year — or only about 80% of the median annual income for men working full time of $50,119. A study conducted by the Pew Research […]

New York City Unemployment Rate On Par With Nation

Nationwide, 4.4% of the American labor force is unemployed, a large improvement from the recessionary unemployment peak of 9.9% in 2010. In the New York-Newark-Jersey City metro area, the unemployment rate of 4.2% is roughly similar to the national figure and far lower than the city’s recessionary peak unemployment rate of 9.1%. The industry composition […]

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