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The 3 Things Best-In-Class Companies Are Doing Today To Advance Women

Jeffery Tobias Halter | Posted 03.24.2017 | Business
Jeffery Tobias Halter

During the past month, I have been fortunate to attend a number of events focused on breakthrough initiatives companies are implementing to it advance...

Polish Politician: Women ‘Must Earn Less’ Because They Are ‘Weaker,’ ‘Less Intelligent'

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 03.03.2017 | Women

A former Polish presidential candidate and member of the European Parliament spoke out against equal pay on Thursday ― and was taken to task immedia...

Thanks, GOP Guy, For Speaking For Utah Women

Marina Gomberg | Posted 02.17.2017 | Politics
Marina Gomberg

Dear James C. Green, Wasatch County GOP Vice-Chair, I just read your Letter to the Editor in the Park Record regarding the ridiculous Equal Pay bill b...

Sure, The Audi Ad Was Sweet, But Very Few Women Actually Work There

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 02.06.2017 | Women

Audi is getting lots of credit for running a Super Bowl ad endorsing equal pay for women. It’s a great message well worth spreading, considering tha...

Natalie Portman Says Ashton Kutcher Made 3 Times More Than Her For 'No Strings Attached'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 01.12.2017 | Women

Natalie Portman is the latest major actor to speak out about the dismal gender wage gap plaguing the entertainment industry. In an interview with Mari...

Discrimination In The Marketing And Compensation Of Female Athletes In The Age Of Trump

Jasneel Chaddha | Posted 02.03.2017 | Sports
Jasneel Chaddha

In March of 2016, five members of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team (USWNT) filed a wage discrimination complaint against the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

With No Hope Under Trump, Gender Pay Gap Action Goes Local

Martha Burk | Posted 12.19.2016 | Business
Martha Burk

There is some good news: The action is moving to states and cities.

The Most Feminist White House In History Just Made One Of Its Last Moves On Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 12.07.2016 | Politics

It’s the eleventh hour and the White House is not giving up on the fight for women’s pay equality. On Wednesday, the Obama administration announce...

Felicity Jones On Why We Need To Keep Talking About Pay Equality

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 11.29.2016 | Women

Felicity Jones is all about getting paid what she’s worth. The 33-year-old actress recently sat down with Glamour for the magazine’s January cove...

Care about Working Families? Don't Forget Down Ballot Races!

Lisa Maatz | Posted 11.02.2016 | Politics
Lisa Maatz

As important as presidential and congressional races are to a working families' agenda, it is often the statehouses and the mayor's offices that can make the quickest change.

Equal Pay For Latinas Makes Economic Sense

Rep. Linda Sanchez | Posted 11.02.2016 | Latino Voices
Rep. Linda Sanchez

How would you feel if your paycheck was cut in half? What if you found out that the white gentleman sitting next to you, working the same hours and do...

Remember Our Power On This Latina Equal Pay Day

Noreen Farrell | Posted 11.02.2016 | Latino Voices
Noreen Farrell

This piece was co-authored by Xochitl Oseguera, Director MamásConPoder, MomsRising Spanish language community. Lucianna Borrego, a grocery deli cash...

20 Cent Gender Pay Gap Just Tip Of The Iceberg

Lisa Maatz | Posted 10.31.2016 | Women
Lisa Maatz

Chances are you've heard of the gender pay gap. Whether you've experienced it yourself, listened to a friend's story, or heard about it on the news or...

Together We Thrive: A Better Future For All Women And Girls

Valerie Jarrett | Posted 10.26.2016 | Women
Valerie Jarrett

I've seen what works and what doesn't. We know what the solutions are and we have a blueprint for how we can continue to do the important research to find our way and ensure that every girl and every women has an opportunity to compete on an even playing field in this greatest country on earth.

Know What's Nasty? Trump's Toxic Impact On Our Children

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner | Posted 10.20.2016 | Politics
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

Trump seems to have forgotten that women are the majority of voters and that words like that land as gut punches across the nation. But this isn't the first time Trump has been oblivious to the impact of his words.

Why Women's Voices Count in this Election

Mama Bean | Posted 10.19.2016 | Women
Mama Bean

As I kiss my sleeping daughter on the cheek, I notice how she's changing. Tucked up in her bed, she is no longer the baby I cradled or the toddler that I pushed on the swing. She is a young girl with a big voice and thankfully, she's not afraid to use it.

Senators Continue To Press For Equal Pay For U.S. Women's Soccer Stars

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 10.05.2016 | Sports

Two U.S. Senators are again wading into the equal pay fight between the U.S. Women’s National Team and soccer’s American governing body, and this ...

Want To Take A Major Chunk Out Of The Pay Gap? Stop Asking New Hires For Salary Histories

Lisa Maatz | Posted 10.05.2016 | Politics
Lisa Maatz

Employers need to start paying for what the position is worth to the company, not based on the salary history of their prospective hire.

California Expands Equal Pay Law To Include Protections For Race And Ethnicity

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.30.2016 | Politics

California employers will soon be required to prove that any difference in pay between workers is not based on their race or ethnicity, making the sta...

Women, It's OK To Shout It From The Rooftops: #ImWithHer!

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner | Posted 09.29.2016 | Politics
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

Hillary is wining and as she does it she's bringing all of us to the table -- and she's putting critically important policies that are too often overlooked and which lift our economy and our families front and center on the national agenda where they belong.

Ladies' Choice: TN Legislator Blames Women for Wage Gap

Sharon Kay Edwards | Posted 10.18.2016 | Politics
Sharon Kay Edwards

It’s 2016. Two thousand and sixteen. Twenty freaking sixteen, and the struggle for equal pay is still one we’re fighting in Tennessee — despite ...

Wyoming Legislator Says The Pay Gap Is Simply 'A Fact Of Life'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 09.16.2016 | Women

Surprise, surprise: A Republican state representative doesn’t believe the pay gap exists. In a recent interview with advocacy organization Better W...

We Need To Value Black Women's Labor

Linda Meric | Posted 09.14.2016 | Women
Linda Meric

Fifty-three years after Americans were promised equal pay, Black women are still far behind. But it is not too late to make up the difference. Let's move forward from this Labor Day demanding change.

This Woman Finally Figures Out How To Get Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.13.2016 | Comedy

However you break it down, women in the workforce are statistically making less than men. But what’s the answer? How do we fix this? Comedy duo Hone...

Equal Rights Amendment Fallacy

Rebecca Warner | Posted 09.06.2016 | Women
Rebecca Warner

VOTE for every single candidate on your ballot who advocates women's rights.