Gender-Based Pay Inequity

Even though we have had legislation in place for 50 years, inequality in pay between men and women doing similar work remains an issue in the United States.
Please read the news report
Fitzpatrick, L. (2010). Why Do Women Still Earn Less Than Men?, link:,8599,1983185,00.html
and view the video “Waging War on the pay gap” that shows gender-based pay inequity is not just a U.S. issue from the link below:

Please, answer this question:
1. Your opinion on why this issue continues?

Please write the paper between 450-600 words in length. For these papers I don’t need abstract, introductions or conclusion. Please answer the question thoroughly.