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New Report: Men Work Longer Hours Than Women

Karin Agness Lips

30 Jun 2016

According to the 2015 American Time Use Survey by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, among full-time employees, men worked 8.2 hours compared to women working 7.8 hours. This might not seem like much, but it adds up.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has made efforts to appeal to working women a centerpiece of her presidential campaign. One issue she continues to bring up is equal pay and how she thinks the federal government should address the issue. In a speech on April 12, which is known as Equal Pay Day or the day that marks how much longer women supposedly have to work to catch up to what men earned in the previous year, Clinton hit on this theme:

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