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42% of working women in the U.S. say they have faced gender discrimination on the job, ranging from earning less than their male counterparts to being overlooked for important assignments and new positions, according to new Pew Research Center data. Only 22% of working men say the same.

Why it matters: The survey — which was conducted over the summer, prior to the #MeToo movement — reveals that the scales are still vastly tipped in men's favor.

Other key findings that highlight the disparity between men and women:

  • 25% of working women say they have earned less than a man who was doing the same job, while 5% of working men say they earn less than a female peer.
  • 15% of working women say they have received less support from senior leaders than a man who was doing the same job, while only 7% men say the same.
  • 10% of working women say they have been passed over for the most important assignments because of their gender, compared with 5% of men.

The Pew survey was conducted July 11–Aug. 10, 2017, with "a nationally representative sample" of 4,914 adults.

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Federal judge orders Trump administration to restore DACA

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A federal judge on Friday ordered the Trump administration to fully restore the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, giving undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children a chance to petition for protection from deportation.

Why it matters: DACA was implemented under former President Obama, but President Trump has sought to undo the program since taking office. Friday’s ruling will require Department of Homeland Security officers to begin accepting applications starting Monday and guarantee that work permits are valid for two years.

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The big picture: California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a three-week stay-at-home order on Thursday that would go into effect in regions with less than 15% ICU capacity. Despite the Bay Area’s current 25.3% ICU capacity, health officials from Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Santa Clara, San Francisco and the city of Berkeley are moving ahead with a shelter-in-place mandate in the hopes of reducing risk.