Yvonne Prettner Solon: Minnesota women still face wage disparities
Thirty years ago, I was single mom – raising my two kids and working full-time as a psychologist. And as any parent knows, raising two kids can be a full-time job on its own. And as I learned, parenting on a single income is even more challenging. But what made it even more difficult was being paid 30 percent less than a male colleague who had less training and experience. I discovered the pay inequality and was able to successfully advocate for the compensation I had earned.
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