Ultra-Orthodox Women Work Less, Earn Less – and Not by Choice, Study Shows

One of the main reasons for the wage gap is the difference in weekly work hours between the two communities, as well as which careers are most common

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Some 76% of ultra-Orthodox women are employed, nearly the same rate as secular women – 83% – but secular women earn significantly more. Ultra-Orthodox women earn 39% less per month, and 13% less per hour, on...