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On International Women’s Day, Macri Says He Will Send Bill to Congress Aimed at Closing Gender Pay Gap

By | [email protected] | March 8, 2018 12:41pm

On International Women’s Day, Macri Says He Will Send Bill to Congress Aimed at Closing Gender Pay Gap
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President Mauricio Macri addressed a crowd at the Centro Metropolitano de Diseño today and commemorated International Women’s Day. In his speech, he made some big promises to women, including equal pay for equal work.

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“We can’t allow women to earn less than men,” Macri said. “It doesn’t make sense. There is no explanation. Equal pay guaranteed by law must become a reality. This president and his team will make it a reality,” he said.

For context, the wage gap in Buenos Aires is pretty bad. La Nación reported on the stats today for a special International Women’s Day report, and there’s clearly a lot of work to be done.

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