In emerging R.I. energy sector, men still dominate

In 2015, the state’s workforce comprised 51 percent men and 48.9 percent women, and women made 77 cents compared to every dollar earned by men, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. In the energy industry, however, the disparity shifts drastically, and men totaled 83.6 percent of the workforce compared to 16.4 percent women in 2016,

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