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Equal Pay

Illinois Democrats are trying to put Gov. Bruce Rauner on the spot over equal pay for women.

They’re pushing him to sign legislation that would prohibit employers from asking job applicants about salary history.

Same Job, Less Pay

May 27, 2014

The Shop Talk panelists discuss a survey that found women journalists earn 17% less than their male counterparts.

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Equal Pay Day, April 8th, marks how far beyond the end of the year a woman needs to work to match a man's salary for a single year. The national average shows women earn 77% of men's salaries.