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Good morning, PR pros:

Are you getting paid what you are worth? Are your workplace perks in line with the industry standard?

Ragan’s 2020 Salary & Workplace Culture Survey is here—and it reveals a disparity between genders and geographies. There’s good news for communicators out West, though, which topped the compensation comparison rankings.

Keep reading for a snapshot of the findings, and check out Russell Working’s overview of the report here.

Here are today’s top stories:

 Following a firestorm over fashion show accessories that many called racist, the Fashion Institute of Technology suspended its chair of the M.F.A. fashion design department, Jonathan Kyle Farmer, and its dean of the School of Graduate Studies, Mary Davis.

The decision came after the school apologized for the incident, which went viral after one of the show’s models refused to wear the accessories, which included exaggerated red lips and large black ears:

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