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We’ve come a long way, baby … Or have we?

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Last week’s SmartBrief on Workforce poll: Do women face discrimination at your office?

  • No, 52%
  • Yes, 48%

Respondents to our poll were about evenly split on whether gender discrimination was still a problem where they worked. I suspect it depends on the culture of your office as well as your industry. Most of the discrimination that occurs in U.S. workplaces now is more subtle: Women’s potential as leaders discounted, mothers viewed as less committed to the job when no such assumption is made about fathers, etc.  Hey, at least we no longer have to look at ads like this: 15 Sexist Vintage Ads.

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