While the glass ceiling may be Loden’s most memorable contribution to society, it’s far from her only legacy.
A new study finds that, on average, women in Alaska’s nonprofit industry earn 79 cents for every dollar a man earns. Nonprofits employ 17% of the Alaska workforce.
Almost all registered nurses are women, but men in the profession are paid more, a study finds. The differences were especially startling in outpatient settings and for nurse anesthetists.
State Labor Economist Caroline Schultz says occupation and industry selection is the main reason behind the pay gap.