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Being a mother is costing women $16,000 annually in lost wages. So reports CNBC.

Mothers get paid 71 cents for every dollar that a man earns, the National Women’s Law Center notes in a 2018 analysis it did from Census data. Mothers also face an uphill battle with employers who see them as less dedicated to their work.

“Employers still have stereotypes about the value of mothers as workers,” says Emily Martin, general counsel and vice president for education and workplace justice at the National Women’s Law Center. “Their [is] social science research that shows if a woman is a parent, employers are likely to see her as less capable and less committed to work.”

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