Essay about Women in the Workplace
Women in the Workplace
Dr. Kenneth Larimore, Ph.D.
Introduction to Sociology
September 4, 2011
WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE 2 Women have been treated very unfair for many, many years throughout the workplace. Women today are almost as equal as men in the workplace, but it has taken lots of work to get there. In this paper, you will read about the beginning of when women started working, some of the key examples as to why women have been treated unfairly, and through today, how things have changed. Only after you read this paper, you will then see why women have fault so hard to be just as equal as men in the workplace. Women have always been know to raise children …show more content…
Throughout those same times, women got paid very little for the work they did and receive barely enough money to bring food to the table. “During the 1800’s, men were allowed to pocket their wives earnings” (Doyle, 2011). They were very dependent upon their employers/masters to provide them enough to keep their family healthy and give them everything they needed, not necessarily what they wanted. This is why even children got thrown out to make a living and bring home additional income for the family, just to survive. Moving on through the years to the 1900‘s, more and more women were out in the workforce, but still not