Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signs a pay equity act into law at the Massachusetts State House on Monday in Boston. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Massachusetts Joins State-Led Efforts On Equal Pay For Women

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States Not Waiting To Close Gender Wage Gap

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President Obama speaks about the gap in pay between men and women on Friday, as he introduced a new proposal that would require large companies to disclose data about employee pay by race, gender and ethnicity. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Some Companies Fight Pay Gap By Eliminating Salary Negotiations

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From left: Nicholas Thomas, Rob Cooze and Mike Betson were among 18 men who won a pay discrimination claim against the University of Wales, Trinity Saint David. Ben Wright/PA Photos /Landov hide caption

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