What the gender pay gap looks like today

Women in America earn only 78 percent of that what their male counterparts make, according to government data. The pay divide is even deeper for women of color.

MPR News host Kerri Miller spoke with Elizabeth Weingarten, the Deputy Director of the Better Life Lab and Global Parity Initiative at the New America Foundation, and Serena Fong, Vice President Government Affairs at Catalyst, about why the chasm persists and what is being done to shrink the difference.

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