Trick to getting private sector workers into State Dept. may widen gender pay gap

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A long running program at the State Department was designed to bring in people from high paying jobs in the private sector. One way to convince them to join public service is higher-than-usual starting salaries. But that has the potential to widen what Jenna Ben-Yehuda, a former State Department employee and founder of the Women’s Foreign Policy Network, believes is already a pay gap between men and women. Ben-Yehuda joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin in studio with more information.

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