Anti-discrimination laws require employers to hire qualified employees, regardless of their sex.

In West Virginia, women earn on average about 70 cents for every dollar paid to men.

Census data shows women get paid less than men in occupations like sales, management, finance, engineering and science.

The result, on a yearly basis, the median gap between full-time working men and women is close to $12,500.

January 29th marked the four-year anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Play Act, also known as the Paycheck Fairness Act, a contentious subject during the recent presidential race.

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