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Commenting on Economist Jodi Beggs’ Boston Globe OpEd on the Pay Gap and Career Breaks

By Carol Fishman Cohen

Jodi Beggs' Boston Globe OpEd presents an excellent, clear analysis of the pay gap and the penalties for women taking career breaks. The "trading compensation for control" solution some women resort to when returning to work after a career break can be a realistic strategy for a first foray back into the workforce. This option for women returning from career breaks is to take less money than they think is fair or than they think they are worth, in order to get the schedule they want.

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