Day 6

Ending Boston's wage gap

Boston wants to be the first U.S. city to eradicate the gender pay gap, it's offering free salary negotiation classes to women. We talk to Megan Costello from the Mayor's Office of Women's Advancement in Boston. We also hear from women about their salary negotiation experiences.
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It may take another 118 years for women to be paid on par with men. That's according to a new report by the World Economic Forum. But Boston doesn't want to wait that long. It wants to be the first U.S. city to eradicate the gender pay gap. One of its moves is to offer free salary negotiation classes to women. We talk to Megan Costello, Executive Director of the Mayor's Office of Women's Advancement in Boston, about the city's goal. We also hear from a few women - Arlene Dickinson, Kim Katrin Milan and Laura Cornish - on their experiences negotiating a salary.

If you're looking for tips on how to arm yourself for the next negotiation with your boss, Megan Costello of Boston's Office of Women's Advancement shares four key pointers in the audio clip below: 

Tips on how to arm yourself for the next negotiation with your boss by Megan Costello of Boston's Office of Women's Advancement. 3:04

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