5 things to start the day: Tampa loses a mayor to St. Pete and an actual number we can tie to the gender earnings gap

Women in Florida earned 84 percent of what men earned in 2013, according to the spring 2015 “The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap” report from the American Association of University Women. See the info graphic below for state rankings. The state ranked similarly in a report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, which found an earnings ratio of 85 percent. Businesses can play big role in fixing the gender gap, and not just by paying women equally. Here are some ways how.

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