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Trib Talk: Task force looks at women's role in Utah economy

Published August 5, 2014 12:53 pm

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Low wages and low career expectations are holding back Utah women in the workplace, but a new task force aims to find ways to boost education and occupational choices for women.

On Tuesday at 12:15, House Speaker Becky Lockhart, the Salt Lake Chamber's Ann Marie Thompson and the Utah AFL-CIO's Judy Barnett join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about how the Women in the Economy Commission intends to address the gender gap.

Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+ or texting 801-609-8059.

jnpearce@sltrib.com

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