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Equal Pay Day

Latinas Face A 232-Year Wait For Equal Pay With White Men, Unless We Buck Current Trends

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 11.01.2016 | Latino Voices

Latinas will have to wait more than two centuries for the appalling wage gap they face to close, if current trends continue. They’re on course to ev...

GRAY IN L.A.: Old. Bold. Black -- The New Color Of Money

Sabine Reichel | Posted 04.27.2016 | Fifty
Sabine Reichel

We have to wait until 2020 (isn't that the same year, the raised minimum wage will actually start?) at which point paper money will be so rare and exotic that the significance of Harriet Tubman will probably remain as unknown as she is now to a lot of young people.

What's the Real-World Impact of Research at Glassdoor?

Dr. Andrew Chamberlain | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Dr. Andrew Chamberlain

I was asked to help architect a think-tank-style research group from scratch. Our mission: Transform Glassdoor's amazing database of salaries, company reviews, and job postings into simple, compelling research about hiring, wages, and the impact of transparency and company culture on our everyday lives and finances.

Friday Talking Points -- Fighting or Following?

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.15.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Ryan's got enough problems right now as it is, since he hasn't really gotten anything done in the House this year. Just like John Boehner before him, the Tea Party extremist faction is holding everything hostage and gumming up the works.

Unequal Pay's Lasting Legacy: Lost Income From Your 1st Day at Work Until the Day You Die

Max Richtman | Posted 04.13.2016 | Women
Max Richtman

It's certainly not news that American women continue to earn less than men for the same work, typically 79 cents on the dollar. But what's less understood is the devastating impact those lost wages have over time.

'Deeds Not Words'

Bobbie Brinegar | Posted 04.13.2016 | Politics
Bobbie Brinegar

As we celebrate today's monument designation, we remain hopeful for more "deeds" that recognize the contribution of women and move them towards full equality and participation in society.

Obama Gives A Nudge To Women's Soccer Players Getting Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.12.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was just a brief mention. Easy to miss, really. "Equal pay for equal work should be a fundamental principle of our economy," Presiden...

Elizabeth Warren: Equal Pay Day 'Is A National Day Of Embarrassment'

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 04.13.2016 | Politics

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is tired of commemorating Equal Pay Day, calling it "a national day of embarrassment" in a speech on the Senate floor ...

Equal Pay Day 2016: States Go Their Own Way

Linda Hallman | Posted 04.12.2016 | Politics
Linda Hallman

Tuesday, April 12, may seem like just another day leading up to the oft-dreaded tax deadline of April 15, but for women across the country it represen...

Taking on the Risk and Reward of Gender Pay Equity

Michael Coates | Posted 04.12.2016 | Women
Michael Coates

So long as a gender pay gap is known to persist in the U.S. workforce, every working woman will be plagued by it. If she is a casualty of it, she is h...

Equal Pay Starts in Middle School

Reshma Saujani | Posted 04.12.2016 | Women
Reshma Saujani

To close the pay gap, we need to address the barriers to getting top paying jobs much earlier.

An Important Reminder That The Pay Gap Is Not Just A 'Women's Issue'

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business

There are a lot of ways critics like to explain away or trivialize the gender pay gap -- the sad fact that women make 79 cents for every dollar a man ...

How To Get The Pay You Deserve, According To Intern Queen's Lauren Berger

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.12.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

In honor of Tuesday's Equal Pay Day, we sat down with Lauren Berger, the CEO of Intern Queen, to discuss how you can get the paycheck you deserve. Che...

The Wage Gap: Terrible For All Women, Even Worse For Women Of Color

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.12.2017 | Latino Voices

How much does being a woman cost over a lifetime? A lot more if she's Latina. Tuesday is Equal Pay Day -- the day that marks how far into the year fu...

WATCH LIVE: Equal Pay Day Rally With PowHer NY At City Hall

HuffPost Women | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.12.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Join HuffPost's Alyona Minkovski on the steps of New York's City Hall at the PowHer rally for Tuesday's Equal Pay Day....

Hillary Clinton: ‘There’s No Discount For Being A Woman, So Why Should We Be Paid Less?'

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 04.13.2016 | Women

Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton outlined her plan for closing the pay gap between men and women at a roundtable in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday. T...

Celebrating a New National Monument Honoring Women's Equality

Theresa Pierno | Posted 04.12.2016 | Women
Theresa Pierno

While it's hard to imagine today, less than 100 years ago women were taking to the streets and fighting for the right to vote. They marched down Pennsylvania Avenue, carrying banners and chanting slogans. And for their efforts, they were heckled, hit, arrested and eventually, force fed while in police custody during a hunger strike.

Obama Recognizes Equal Pay Day With Call To Close The Pay Gap

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 04.12.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama issued a presidential proclamation Monday marking April 12, 2016, as National Equal Pay Day. Each year, Americans assert their ...

Equal Pay Day Shows How Far Women Still Have to Go

Kathleen Turner | Posted 04.18.2016 | Politics
Kathleen Turner

Today marks "Equal Pay Day," the day when women's pay finally catches up to men's pay from last year. You'll have to forgive me for not cheering too loudly. Each year Equal Pay Day highlights how far we still have to go in the fight for pay equity, and it's striking how little headway has been made on closing the gap in recent years, with progress all but stagnating in the past decade. Across the board, women continue to be paid less than their male counterparts -- a fact that takes on new significance in an election year where the views of the Republican presidential candidates on the gender pay gap range from dismissive to downright hostile.

Equal Pay Day 2016: Time to Close the #WageGap

Page Gardner | Posted 04.12.2016 | Politics
Page Gardner

Nothing's going to change unless we join our voices together and demand that our leaders take action to end the wage gap.

14 Famous Women Who Know You Deserve Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.13.2016 | Women

It's 2016 and women are still paid less than their male counterparts. On average, women make 79 cent to every dollar a man makes. Black and Latina wo...

The Biggest Mistake Women Make When Asking for a Raise

Kim Keating | Posted 04.12.2016 | Women
Kim Keating

Women negotiate 30 percent less often then men and when we do, we ask for up to $16,000 less. The question is why?

No, The Gender Pay Gap Isn't A Myth -- And Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.13.2016 | Women

One of the most common arguments made about the gender pay gap is that it simply doesn't exist. Take this Wall Street Journal op-ed lamenting the "The...

A Recent Win for Unions in the Courts Is Also an Unexpected Victory for Women. But There's a Lesson in This for All of Us

Tracy Sturdivant | Posted 04.12.2016 | Politics
Tracy Sturdivant

Women in unions earn higher wages than their non-union counterparts. Why is that? Part of the answer is obvious: unions are able to use the power of collective bargaining to fight for higher wages overall. But that's not the entire picture.

Wage Gap Costs U.S. Women $500 Billion A Year, Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.12.2016 | Politics

The wage gap between full-time working men and women in the United States short-changes women by nearly $500 billion per year, according to a new repo...