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One City Takes a Giant Step for Equal Pay

Martha Burk | Posted 05.15.2015 | Politics
Martha Burk

Too often when Albuquerque, New Mexico, makes headlines, it's bad news -- a police department under scrutiny by the Justice Department, or a seemingly unsolvable homeless problem. But recently the city made news for something good -- especially good for women.

White House 2016: Is Hillary Clinton More Pro-Woman Than Her Democrat Rivals?

Heather Gautney | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics
Heather Gautney

NOW chapters around the country and leagues of women voters are lit up over the possibility of a woman president. And many of them are hankering for Hillary.

The Confidence Gap: What It Means for Equal Pay

Kim Keating | Posted 05.11.2015 | Women
Kim Keating

We know we are capable of great things, yet it seems that the biggest threat to achievement is inside ourselves. We have to remember that confidence matters just as much, if not more, than competence.

No Excuses... and Other Lessons From My Mother

Wendy Doyle | Posted 05.08.2015 | Women
Wendy Doyle

My mother had a fierce drive, a value in accuracy, a keen ability to listen and a unique gift of being able to create effective solutions to challenging problems

The Truth About Ruth: Huckabee Trips on Theology and Equal Pay

Jennifer Danielle Crumpton | Posted 05.07.2015 | Religion
Jennifer Danielle Crumpton

Huckabee missed an opportunity to speak about the social, political, economic and religious structures reflected in the Bible which systematically devalued and oppressed women in the male-ruled world, with a tendency to leave them destitute.

Emily Peck

Salesforce CEO Takes Radical Step To Pay Men And Women Equally

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Peck | Posted 04.27.2015 | Business

"My job is to make sure that women are treated 100 percent equally at Salesforce in pay, opportunity and advancement."

Can STEM and App-Based Technology Play a Critical Role in Eliminating the Gender and Race Wage Gap for Women?

Marcia Dyson | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Marcia Dyson

While we are waiting for equal pay to become a reality across the board, I encourage women and girls to be looking more at technology as an important accelerator for pay parity now.

Our Nation's Pay Policies Are Due for a Checkup

Laura Reyes | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics
Laura Reyes

It's about time we recognized that if you work for a living, you should be able to support your health and your family. American families simply aren't being supported today, but there's a simple solution to all of this: Congress must pass paid sick leave and paid family leave policies. We're sick of waiting.

The Time for Equal Pay is Embarrassingly Overdue

Linda Meric | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Linda Meric

Equal Pay Day came and went this week but pay equity is a stubborn problem that demands our attention beyond a symbolic day on the calendar. We must continue the dialogue.

It's Time for Equal Pay Now

Latifa Lyles | Posted 06.14.2015 | Women
Latifa Lyles

This Tuesday, April 14, marks Equal Pay Day. The date symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. That's right; women must work more than four extra months to earn the same about as her male counterpart.

5 Things You Can Do Today for Equal Pay

Gloria Feldt | Posted 06.14.2015 | Women
Gloria Feldt

I don't know about you, but I'm tired of hearing that same statistic over and over in the annual communal outcry about the lack of equal pay. So being a practical activist, I put together these five things you and I can do today to bring about equal pay.

Joe Biden: Equal Pay For Women Is 'Common Sense'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.14.2015 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden tweeted that closing the gender pay gap is "common sense" in honor of Equal Pay Day. Biden posted the message along with a...

Reddit's No Negotiation Success Relies on Offer Process

Katie Donovan | Posted 06.14.2015 | Business
Katie Donovan

Ellen Pao, interim CEO of Reddit who recently lost a discrimination claim against her former employer, has a novel way to address this issue. Ms. Pao has put an end to negotiating one's pay at Reddit.

On Equal Pay Day, Let's Stand Up for Working Women, Families and Our Economy

Rep. Jan Schakowsky | Posted 06.14.2015 | Politics
Rep. Jan Schakowsky

This Equal Pay Day it is time to take decisive action to close the wage gap that still exists between women and men. Why is Equal Pay Day marked every April? Because currently a woman has to work a year and three months into the next year just to earn what a man earns in one year.

The Map Of America Every Woman Needs To See

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 04.14.2015 | Women

It's 2015, and on average, women still make 78 cents to a man's dollar. A new report goes beyond that oft-quoted statistic, and examines this discrepa...

Equal Pay Role Model Spotlight: AAMI President & CEO, Mary Logan

Kim Keating | Posted 06.13.2015 | Women
Kim Keating

Ms. Logan believes that every woman has the ability to pay it forward, by standing in someone else's corner to cheer them on. That's how we're going to achieve equality -- by helping one another.

When Latinas Succeed, America Succeeds

Rep. Linda Sanchez | Posted 06.13.2015 | Latino Voices
Rep. Linda Sanchez

Latinas are the lowest paid workers in the country. In general, women earn 78 cents for every dollar paid to their male counterparts. For Latinas, the wage gap is even more severe: we're paid 56 cents for every dollar paid to white, non-Hispanic men.

Equal Pay Day: Unmarried Women Bear Brunt of Pay Gap

Page Gardner | Posted 06.13.2015 | Women
Page Gardner

Equal Pay Day falls on April 14th, marking just how far into the year a woman must work to earn as much as a man. Together with Lake Research Partners, the Voter Participation Center has been crunching the numbers to better understand the impact this unfair pay gap has on unmarried women.

What Happens When Women Lead Companies: Ellen Pao Takes on Pay Disparity

Noreen Farrell | Posted 06.10.2015 | Business
Noreen Farrell

Recently, Reddit Interim CEO Ellen Pao proposed that the company remove salary negotiations from its hiring process as a way to address pay disparities between men and women that often start upon hire.

Personal Branding or Reinvention?

Dr. Ludy Green | Posted 06.05.2015 | Impact
Dr. Ludy Green

After years in the human resources sector, I changed my path to pursue one of my passions in the non-profit world. Successfully making this change, however, can be a challenge.

Why Ellen Pao's Case Can Be Seen as a Win for Women

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 06.01.2015 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

This issue is much bigger than Ellen Pao and the tech sector. The verdict is causing a ripple effect in offices, meeting places and factory floors. Largely male-dominated firms have been put on notice that they need to evaluate how they are treating women.

Half a Century Later, Mad Men's Peggy Olson Is Still Waiting for Paycheck Fairness

Deborah J. Vagins | Posted 05.26.2015 | Women
Deborah J. Vagins

Despite the popularly of the show Mad Men, we are no longer living in the 1960s, but the current gender wage gap doesn't reflect that. Ongoing wage inequity should be a thing that's in the past.

Kristen Schaal Speaks On The Future Of Wage Equality

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 03.25.2015 | Comedy

If you're already upset about the current state of the wage-gender pay gap in America, you don't want to know what's coming. The always hard-hittin...

The Future of Men: Lean Back

Jack Myers | Posted 05.24.2015 | Business
Jack Myers

How can we do better at working with women, or just working in general? How do we old guys discard years of misogynistic and sexist behavior? How can I do better at working with women at 67?

Why Hillary Can Win Big

Brent Budowsky | Posted 05.19.2015 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

This will be the heart of Hillary Clinton's conversation with America: equal wages for women, a higher minimum wage for workers, a higher standard of living for all, a better education for students who want to learn and affordable education for the moms and dads who must pay for it.