Employment opportunities for women have improved significantly in the past 50 years — and so has the wage gap. When the equal pay act was passed in 1963, women earned 59 cents for every dollar men in the same job. Since then, the gap has narrowed to nearly 80 cents for every dollar. Representation of women in the labor force has also improved from 30% of employed Americans in 1950 to 49.5% today.
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