Lindsay McBride is an associate consultant based in APCO’s Seattle office.
As the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act approaches in June, it’s appropriate to stop and see how far we’ve come and how much work needs to be done to close the wage gap between women and men. Activists and economists alike have expressed concern over the extremely slow rate of progress in the wage gap between men and women in the United States, and to highlight this lack of progress, the National Partnership for Women & Families released a study on the gender wage gap in the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the United States. What city was the worst offender? Seattle.… Read more »