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Barker Interviewed for MPBN Pay-Equity Report

Sharon Barker, director of the University of Maine’s Women’s Resource Center provided background information for a Maine Public Broadcasting Network report on a Colby College program designed to teach women how to prepare to negotiate for fair and equal pay in the workplace. While studies show that women are paid about 75 percent of what male counterparts are paid for similar work, a representative for The WAGE project said negotiation skills are critical for higher salaries for women.

Contact: George Manlove, (207) 581-3756

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