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Ledbetter Act May Not Actually Boost Women's Pay

The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which increases the time people have to file gender-based pay discrimination lawsuits, hasn't actually upped the number of such lawsuits filed. And the wage gap has widened during the recession — women's salaries were 77.4 percent of men's in 2010, compared with 77.8 percent in 2007. One possible reason the gap isn't closing: it's not always easy to find out how much your colleagues make, so women who are making less than men may not even know it.

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