Study results on sex discrimination in the workforce

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Pat Huss, interviewee, discusses the results of a survey. The survey involved a man and women, with the same qualifications, calling the same employment agencies, compare results of agency recommendations. Women would be asked if they would be getting married soon. Women were often told that the only work available was secretarial work, however, the men were never told about the secretarial work.

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