"The supervisors were elected to serve all the citizens of Humboldt County...." Yes, and this includes those of us who do not presume to know so much about the public defenders office and who would prefer to give David Marcus more than a few weeks to settle into the job.
Re: "On average, for every dollar a white man earns, a white woman earns 78 cents"
Forgive me, Eva, but you do not know what this means.
Please see: "Womens 77 cents to mens dollar: What it really means" http://malemattersusa.wordpress.com/2012/07/10/womens-77-cents-to-mens-dollar-what-it-really-means/
Women's advocates insist employers everywhere pay women less than men for doing exactly the same work in the exact same occupations and careers.
Yet these advocates also seem to think employers' prime modus operandi is greed. ("Corporate greed" may be one of the Left's more salient rallying calls.) Thus they no doubt believe employers would hire only illegal immigrants for their lower labor cost if they could get away with it (many do get away with it), or would move their business to a cheap-labor country to save money, or would replace old workers with young ones for the same reason.
So why do these same feminist activists and women's advocates think employers would NOT hire only women if, as they say, employers DO get away with paying females at a lower rate than males for the same work?
Many of America's most sophisticated women choose to earn less than their male counterparts:
"Female physicians worked about 5 hours fewer per week than their male counterparts through age 54...." https://www.aamc.org/download/426242/data/ihsreportdownload.pdf?cm_mmc=AAMC-_-ScientificAffairs-_-PDF-_-ihsreport
In 2011, 22% of male physicians and 44% of female physicians worked less than full time, up from 7% of men and 29% of women from Cejkas 2005 survey. ama-assn.org/amednews/2012/03/26/bil10326.htm
"...[O]nly 35 percent of women who have earned MBAs after getting a bachelors degree from a top school are working full time." It "is not surprising that women are not showing up more often in corporations top ranks." http://malemattersusa.wordpress.com/2014/04/25/why-women-are-leaving-the-workforce-in-record-numbers/
"Compared to men, women view professional advancement as equally attainable, but less desirable" http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2015/09/15/1502567112.full.pdf
See the real reasons the wage gap hasn't closed after thousands of measures over many decades:
"Salary Secrecy Discrimination Against Women?" http://malemattersusa.wordpress.com/2014/10/27/salary-secrecy-discrimination-against-women/
In Print This Week:
Apr 20, 2017
vol XXVIII issue 16
North Coast Journal
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