15 Percent Of Women Say They Were Denied Promotions Because Of Gender

By Bryce Covert

untitledIn a recent Gallup poll, 15 percent of American women said that they have been passed over for a promotion or an opportunity at work because of their gender. Thirteen percent reported having been denied a raise for the same reason.

This is a problem disproportionately affecting women. When Gallup asked men these questions, just 8 percent said they were denied a promotion because of their gender and a mere 4 percent reported being denied a raise for that reason.

Women also report being less satisfied with their pay and promotions. Although men and women report somewhat equal satisfaction on many elements of the workplace, an 8 percentage point gap appears between how satisfied the genders are on the amount of money they earn and a slight gap shows up in their chances at promotion.

Read More 15 Percent Of Women Say They Were Denied Promotions Because Of Gender | ThinkProgress.

Advertisements

About The Soul Brother

An observer to the world. I have a unique view of the world and want to share it. It's all in love from the people of the "blues". Love, Knowledge, and Sharing amongst all is the first steps towards solving all the problems amongst humanity.
This entry was posted in News from the Soul Brother and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s