Posted by: crisdiaz24 | March 30, 2016

GENDER ACTIVISTS DISMAYED BY THIS NEW REASON FOR THE WAGE GAP – VIDEO ACTIVITY

GENDER ACTIVISTS DISMAYED [1]BY THIS NEW REASON FOR THE WAGE GAP

 

 

  1. Researchers have discovered another factor which contributes to the wage gap: OVERWORK.
  2. Overworking means working more than ________________ hours a week.
  3. Working such hours is typical of people who have ________________ and ________________ careers.

3.Two researchers at Indiana and Cornell Universities were puzzled that the gap between men and women earnings has persisted despite the fact that

  • more women were entering ________________,
  • ________________ from university,
  • delaying ________________.
  1. Businesses give huge importance to working ________________.
  2. Overwork is more common among men by a ratio of ________________ to ________________.
  3. This ratio has lasted more than _________________.
  4. Women are _________________ than men to get jobs that require working very long hours.
  5. The solution might reside in discouraging ________________ and _______________.
  6. Performance should not be ________________ by how many hours an employee works.
  7. This way we would all be happier and have a better work-life ________________.

[1][1] DISMAYED: consternado.

 

KEY

 

0. OVERWORK

  1. 50
  2. medical – legal
  3. the workplace – graduating – childbearing
  4. long hours
  5. 2 – 1
  6. two decades
  7. less likely
  8. overtime – workaholism
  9. measured
  10. balance

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