Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 1 month ago

Is there a glass ceiling in the U.S.?

Are high level, high paying, prestigious jobs for men only?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago
    Best Answer

    No, it’s illegal to discriminate on the basis of sexual in employment in the U.S. (with a few minor exceptions). Women can be and are lawyers, doctors, CEOs, and senators.

    Men however, more so than women work more hours, have longer careers, take less time out of the workforce, etc which is often what it takes to rise to the top.

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    ..............................

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    Liberalism for sure.

  • 4 weeks ago

    The glass ceiling, in terms of job positions, can be defined as an intangible barrier within a hierarchy that prevents women and minorities from being promoted into upper-level positions.[1] Removing the glass ceiling is the act of taking away this invisible barrier for women and minorities to move up into upper-level positions. In the U.S., only 5% of women are running a Fortune 500 company which is equivalent to twenty-five companies. In the U.S., feminists will use this term excluding minorities including minority men, but this article when referring to the glass ceiling will encompass women, minorities, and minority men.

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  • Joseph
    Lv 6
    4 weeks ago

    It's only there if you believe in it, it's kind of like vodoo that way.

  • 4 weeks ago

    No, the ceilings are only made out of wood in the U.S 

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits anybody being denied job opportunities because of the color of their skin. That is still in full effect today.

  • 1 month ago

    Only white men are favored

    • Joseph
      Lv 6
      4 weeks agoReport

      Look up Madam CJ Walker, an African American woman the daughter of frees slaves and a self made millionaire and she did it in the 18 hundreds. No cieling, just excuses.

  • 1 month ago

    most billioniares in the united states are self made. most of them came from upper class families though.

  • 1 month ago

    There are a couple of women and a black guy that liars will point to in the list but the top 99% of CEOs are white men.

    • TheReal
      Lv 5
      1 month agoReport

      Take a few minutes, get your facts straight, and come back. We'll wait... 

  • 1 month ago

    Why would a corporation deny the best person for a high-paying job if that person would provide a greater income for the corporation? The purpose of corporations is ultimately to make the most amount of money for the stockholders, not for social engineering purposes (unless that makes the most amount of money).

    • Ambistoma
      Lv 7
      1 month agoReport

      You're assuming corporations can objectively appraise the best candidates. The claim is that people are biased towards those resembling themselves.

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