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Part-time pay penalty for mothers

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According to a BBC report, hourly earnings for British women who choose to work part-time are 26 percent lower than their full-time counterparts.

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"This loss of career status with part-time work is a stark failure among otherwise encouraging trends for women's advancement," said Sara Connolly and Mary Gregory, authors of one of the four reports.

"Girls and young women are outperforming males at all educational levels. They are moving into an expanding range of occupations, and building successful careers. The gender pay gap is narrowing.

"But for many all this comes to an abrupt halt when childcare claims part of the working week."
Have you done the math? Do you earn less per hour part-time than you did full-time? Do you think it's fair? Sound off in the comments.

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