Night Shift: Women's Hours May Contribute To Wage Gap

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According to one economist, women are less likely to work night or other unconventional shifts. Since these shifts often pay more, scheduling may contribute to the wage gap. Of course, the notorious second shift may impact women's scheduling "choices." [NYT]

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Great. Now it's our fault that we can't work a 32 hour day.

This does nothing to explain the wage gape of salaried workers where there is no overtime pay and no shifts.