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By FRANCINE WEINBERG
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Closing the gender wage gap through immigration reform

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Last updated 7/18/2019 at 11:23am



Technology firms portray themselves as bastions of equality and progressive values — but in reality, they frequently discriminate against female workers.

Sixty percent of the time, tech firms offer men higher salaries than women for the exact same role. And that’s assuming firms even interview female candidates. More than 40 percent of the time, firms exclusively interview men.

Once they accept job offers, 65 percent of female tech workers say they’ve faced discrimination due to their gender, compared to just 11 percent of men.

Federal immigration policy fuels this discrimination....



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