Women in the Workplace: Wages, Respect, and Equal Rights

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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Women account for 46 percent of todays American workforce, and nearly half of the new jobs created go to women. Despite these numbers, however, women still face inequality in terms of pay and opportunity. In addition to unequal treatment on the job, women are vulnerable to sexual harassmentranging from jokes and snide remarks to unwanted sexual advances. Readers are given a look at the history of women and work, and the attitudes that society held about them. This insightful book explains some of the pivotal legislation, and gives practical advice on how to deal with unequal treatment and sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Freedman has a B.A. from Harvard University and spent fifteen years working in companies in the biomedical and high-technology fields.

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