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Nearly Two-thirds of Lowest-paid Workers Are Women, Study Finds

Women's Media Center

September 28, 2023

Data from the Center for Hunger-Free Communities minimum wage brief was mentioned in a Women’s Media Center article about gender pay disparities.

"At $16.50 an hour, the District of Columbia has the highest minimum; second to that is Washington state, with $15.74. But according to a 2021 estimate from Drexel University Center for Hunger-free Communities, $20 to $26 an hour comes closer to sustaining workers and their families," cites the article.

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