Boston Trains Women To Negotiate In An Effort To Close Wage Gap

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About a dozen years ago, Stephanie Goodell of Somerville, Massachusetts, was an assistant dean at a public university. She says she felt underpaid, and tried twice to negotiate her salary, but was only given about $2,000 more. And then after she left, she looked up the school’s published payroll data.