SEELIG - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SEELIG News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Panel: Utah’s gender wage gap should close http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58260034-90/commission-earn-economy-job.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58260034-90/commission-earn-economy-job.html.csp">Panel: Utah’s gender wage gap should close</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T21:59:59.606-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 09:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">How can Utah shrink what is one of the largest wage gaps in the country — women here earn 30 percent less than men? On Monday, the Women in the Economy Commission met for the first time seeking answers to that age-old conundrum that often leaves women and children in or near poverty. Young women may seek lower-paying jobs because they lack mentors. Women who marry early may lack the educational opportunities of their male counterparts in the workforce. Women who rear children leave and rejoin t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58260034@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 21:59:59 MDT