It's Equal Pay Day, but Still No Paycheck Fairness Act

Women still making less than men in finance, computer programming and in higher education.

When it comes to women's pay, progress has been slow.

When it comes to women's pay, progress has been slow.

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"But that wage gap isn't necessarily the result of discrimination. On the contrary, there are lots of other reasons men might earn more than women, including differences in education, experience and job tenure."

In the meantime, the Obama administration could act through executive orders to make small changes.

The president could issue an executive order requiring the government to only accept government contracts with companies that pay men and women equally for the same job.

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