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A ‘Dramatic’ Gender Wage Gap Awaits In-House Counsel

Gender pay gapThe Association of Corporate Counsel released its latest in-house trends report, which revealed that a higher percentage of women’s salaries were on the lower end of the salary scale than those of their male counterparts, reports Above the Law.

“The survey, based on responses from 1,800 in-house counsel in 53 countries, further stated that while a higher proportion of men existed in six of seven salary bands above and beyond $199,000, only 8 percent of male respondents actually believed that the in-house gender wage gap existed,” according to reporter Staci Zaretsky.

The ACC report also found that more than one-third of female respondents have had trouble finding satisfactory after an absence of six months or less. And longer absences hurt even more.

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