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The Truth About The "Mommy Penalty" in the Workplace

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Is there a “mommy penalty” in the workplace? A recent government report found that women with children under the age of 18 earn less than women without minor children. According to the study, women with children under 18 have a median weekly earning of $680, as compared to $697 for women without children under 18. On the flip side, men with children under the age of 18 make more than their childless counterparts.

What assumptions are being made about men with children versus women with children? Find out in this video. 

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