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Gender Pay Gap

Anne Marie Slaughter Says Gender Equality at Work Is Key to America's Future Competitiveness

Alyson Gounden Rock | Posted 09.20.2015 | Parents
Alyson Gounden Rock

Anne Marie Slaughter's article in yesterday's New York Times lays bare how women caregivers are shut out of careers because America's workplaces have been built around an ideal worker norm that assumed that any deviance from complete availability signaled a lack of commitment to the company.

Senior Poverty in Today's Census Report

Kevin Prindiville | Posted 09.17.2015 | Politics
Kevin Prindiville

Today's report confirms that the numbers of seniors living in poverty are growing and that the problem of senior poverty, particularly for women, is an urgent one.

Five Reasons Salary History Hurts Your Hiring Goals

Katie Donovan | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Katie Donovan

Reliance on existing salary absolutely adversely affects candidates who experience gender or racial pay gaps. These gaps are compounded and perpetuated each time a new job uses salary history in part or in total to determine future pay.

Why Bernie Sanders Is Best on Women's Issues

Heather Gautney | Posted 08.29.2015 | Politics
Heather Gautney

Many people believe that electing a woman president will help. I'm not so sure. Does breaking glass ceilings constitute a real political strategy -- that's capable of improving women's lives? And does voting one's gender really translate to voting one's interest?

Do We Really Want Equal Pay?

The Cut | Posted 08.27.2015 | Women
The Cut

It's not that we're frustrated at making so little progress toward pay equality. It's that we're playing a game we can't ever win.

7 Things To Know If You Think Women Are Equal To Men

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.10.2015 | Women

 August 26 is National Women's Equality Day. Real strides have been made since the first Women's Equality Day in 1971, established...

Pinterest Now Analyzing Pay For Discrimination Against Women

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 08.13.2015 | Business

Many older, established companies are already in the habit of making sure they’re not discriminating against women when it comes to pay. Now tec...

Top 5 Ways to Overcome Discrimination

DaShanne Stokes | Posted 08.07.2015 | Impact
DaShanne Stokes

Whether you're on the front lines of a social movement or struggling with discrimination in your daily life, it can be difficult to survive, let alone find your way forward. Here are five important tips to help you in your journey.

7 Things We Know About Getting Men Involved in Gender Equality

Gary Barker, Ph.D. | Posted 07.30.2015 | Women
Gary Barker, Ph.D.

Even though we're seeing the first serious contender for a female head of state in the United States, and high box office sales from a romantic comedy with a complex female protagonist, we're still quite a ways -- at least 80 years at the current rate of change -- from seeing true gender equality.

Equal Pay for Equal Play: How Corporate Sponsors Can Change Sport

Hudson Taylor | Posted 07.21.2015 | Sports
Hudson Taylor

Corporate leaders have found over the years that doing the right thing not only makes financial sense, but it gives them a unique opportunity to lead, across all sectors: business, government, and social.

Emily Peck

When It Comes To Money, Women Need More Than Symbolism | Emily Peck | Posted 06.30.2015 | Women

A picture on the $10 bill won't change the gaping pay gap between men and women.

Meryl Streep Wants Congress To ‘Stand Up For Equality'

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 06.23.2015 | Women

WASHINGTON (AP) — No actor or actress can match Meryl Streep's 19 Academy Award nominations, and only Katharine Hepburn has bested her three Oscars ...

Who Am I to Be Financially Feminist? (A Guide for Female Entrepreneurs)

Leisa Peterson | Posted 06.22.2015 | Women
Leisa Peterson

Feminists are given a bad wrap. When I was growing up, women who wanted to excel in the workforce were demonized as anti-family, bra burning egoists.

Women in the Workplace: 10 Things Fathers of Daughters Can Do to Advocate For Women

Jeffery Tobias Halter | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Jeffery Tobias Halter

We can talk about the business case, strategies and talent initiatives and even tying compensation to gender goals, but without a personal connection men will never feel the true need to be committed.

Emily Peck

Women Still Face A Persistent And Troubling Confidence Gap, Study Reveals | Emily Peck | Posted 05.20.2015 | Business

We should all feel more empowered to ask for more.

If the Pope Is Really Serious About Fair Pay Then He Should Make Altar Girls Mandatory

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 05.28.2015 | Religion
Soraya Chemaly

If Pope Francis really wants women to be paid fairly, there is something he can do today that would alter his culture in a disruptive and transformational way: he should make the appointment of altar girls a priority and begin the process of allowing women to be priests and cardinals.

Judy Greer Calls Pay Gap 'Bulls***' In Glamour Op-Ed

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.06.2015 | Women

Judy Greer is calling "bulls***" on the gender pay gap. The "Married" star does not mince words in a new op-ed for Glamour about the difference in...

Patricia Arquette: My Dream For A More Equal World

Patricia Arquette | Posted 05.04.2015 | Impact
Patricia Arquette

It's time to "bring the nag back." It is time we start nagging and don't stop nagging until we get laws changed and we get equality for women once and for all!

Hillary Clinton Spins U.S. Rank On Gender Pay | Robert Farley | Posted 04.30.2015 | Politics

The following post first appeared on Hillary Clinton cited data from the World Economic Forum to present a misleading picture of...

The Cost of Gender Inequality

Lewis Worrow | Posted 06.26.2015 | Impact
Lewis Worrow

Gender inequality, sexual objectification and sexist attitudes need to be a relic of the past. A persons worth, to any extent or dimension, should not be determined by their physical being.

Emily Peck

Salesforce CEO Takes Radical Step To Pay Men And Women Equally | 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."

Data Debunks Claim That Hillary Clinton Paid Women Less Than Men | Robert Farley & Alexander Nacht | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics

The following post first appeared on The Republican National Committee chairman says Hillary Clinton paid women in her Senate of...

Pop-Up Shop Will Charge Women Less To Reflect State's Wage Gap

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.16.2015 | Women

A pop-up shop for gender wage equality could be coming to a city near you. Created by graphic designer Elana Schlenker, the store called 76...

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...

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...