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Obama Calls for Probe into Gender Gap in Pay

U.S. President Barack Obama has signed two executive orders to address the issue of equal pay for women.   The president said the gender gap between men and women is an embarrassment.  He said U.S. Census Bureau figures show the average full-time working woman makes just 77 cents for every dollar a man earns in the United States.   The executive orders require federal contractors to provide compensation data by race and gender and prohibit federal contractors from...

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