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Utah worst for women workers and 2nd most sexist state? Two studies say so.

Posted at 9:28 PM, Aug 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-24 23:28:54-04

SALT LAKE CITY — Erin Alberty with the Salt Lake Tribune has looked at a pair of studies that paint a bleak picture of women in the workplace in Utah.

One from ranked Utah 50th among states in terms of women's equality at work.

The other, from the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, and the National University of Singapore ranked Utah as the 2nd most sexist state.

Erin also looked at women's wages in Utah, seeing they have declined over the last three years while women made wage gains nationally.

You can find Erin's articles:

Researchers identify the most sexist places in America — and Utah ranks pretty high on the list

Arkansas is the most sexist state in the nation while New Hampshire is the least, according to an index of sexist attitudes developed by economists at the University ...

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