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NJ Bakery highlights gender wage gap with discounted coffee on International Women’s Day – The Hill

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  • Tuesday, March 8 is International Women’s Day.
  • In recognition of the day, New Jersey bakery The Able Baker is selling discounted coffee to highlight the gender wage gap.
  • According to a recent US Census Bureau analysis, the national median income of full-time, full-year workers in the United States was $53,544 for men versus $43,394 for women.

A New Jersey bakery is selling discounted coffee on International Women’s Day on Tuesday to highlight the gender wage gap.

“We are also offering discounted coffee (to all women and like-minded men) to highlight the wage disparity between men (more) and women (less). This year it’s 82¢ on the dollar,” The Able Baker, located in Maplewood, NJ, wrote on Instagram. “We are doubling down and donating the savings.”


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While there has been progress in reducing wage disparity in recent years, a significant gap remains.

According to a recent analysis According to the US Census Bureau, the national median income of full-time, full-year workers in the United States was $53,544 for men compared to $43,394 for women, an average pay gap of $10,150 .

In New Jersey, men earn an average annual salary of $67,367, while women earn $53,933.

“We celebrate all women on this day,” wrote The Able Baker, “the progress that has been made and how far we need to go.”


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Posted on March 08, 2022