The Pros And Cons Of Joan Eveline

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When it comes to determination my mother has as most there is possible. She has never been one to quit even when times get tough. My mother has been with the same company for as long as she has been working. Although she has never finished college she has stayed loyal to the same company. In recent years she has noticed that she had not been receiving the same treatment that she had in previous years. She noticed certain people were getting away with things that she pointed out were wrong. After that she realized that an employee had received a raise. She became confused because she has always worked the hardest and never did anything wrong. This employee had only been working with the company for six years and after this raise had been making …show more content…
Joan Eveline was a Co-Director of the Consortium for Diversity at Work in the UWA Business School. Eveline writes about the gender wage gap and exactly how much it is. In 1972 Eveline explains how a woman only made fifty-four cents to the man’s dollar (Eveline, Todd 539). This fraction of what women received is only half of what men made. Men and women were performing the same jobs with the same requirements they were compensated poorly. This still makes it hard for single mothers to support their families on their own. This brings into play that the paid maternity leave was only available to, “65 per cent of managers and 54 per cent of professional women” (Eveline, Todd 539). This left new mothers with no income if they had no husband. This became unfair due to the fact that a man would not have to deal with this situation. This is still a problem even today because women are not given enough time for maternity …show more content…
In 2014 women were making approximately eighty-two percent of how much men were making. Then, in 2015 women dropped down to making only eighty-one percent of what men were making. (Addady 1). While this may not seem like much of a drop, it is. Although women’s income did go up, men’s income went up even more; Addady explains that the, “increase between 2014 and 2015-women 's income went up by 0.9 percent and men 's by 2.6 percent” (Addady 1). This increase on both sides shows that the gap widens even more due to the larger increase in male’s income. This constantly fluctuation between closing and reopening are causing women to not be able to be treated as fairly as they should be. They would not be treated how they should be until 2059 if the wage gap continues to close at the same rate it has over the past many decades (Addady 1). This being the case, baby girls that are born in 2016 will not see equal pay until they are 43 years old. Far after they have graduated college and started a

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