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Gender Pay Gap

Please Stop Blaming Women For Making Less Money Than Men

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business

Despite what you may have heard, women are no worse at negotiating than men. However, women must do more negotiating than men if they want...

Kate Winslet Calls Salary Talk 'Vulgar,' But It's Necessary

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 11.13.2015 | Women

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Anika Noni Rose Targets the Gender Pay Gap | Posted 11.11.2015 | Black Voices

"I was very aware of the wage gap. It has been very visible in my business for many years, and being a woman, I have been both a victim of and a witness to it."

More Proof The Gender Pay Gap Is Enormous

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 11.10.2015 | Business

There's a new report out on the gender pay gap, and things aren't looking any better for women looking to make a buck in America. The report, fr...

Salesforce Adjusts Salaries By $3 Million To Ensure Women Are Paid Equally

San Francisco Chronicle | Nico Pitney | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business said Tuesday that it made $3 million in adjustments to employee salaries this year to make sure women and men are paid equally. “...

Woman at Work: Smarten Up Your Teams to Boost Revenue -- Females are the Key

O'Brien Browne | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Over the past several years, many studies have shown the advantages of teams which are diverse in terms of skills, age, culture, personality and, most especially, gender. Diverse teams, when well led, are more innovative and creative.

The Cupcake Stigma and Respect for Women Entrepreneurs

Joanna L. Krotz | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Joanna L. Krotz

Cultural biases and conventions simply don't put "woman" and "entrepreneur" in the same space. The archetype remains tethered to the hunter male, a relentless warrior who vanquishes any and all unbelievers. Women continue to be seen by funders, and really the public at large, as newbies or juniors-in-training.

Four Things You Never Knew About the Governmental Public Health Workforce and Why You Should Care

Brian Castrucci | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Brian Castrucci

Today, governmental public health agencies face extraordinary challenges, from managing the implementation of the Affordable Care Act to adapting to the advent of big data and availability of electronic health records. We need data to ensure that we have the public health workforce that we need.

Bradley Cooper Is Right, Men Need to Demand Better Pay For Women

The Daily Dot | Posted 10.28.2015 | Entertainment
The Daily Dot

Lawrence discusses the difficulty that many women face when it comes to negotiating their salaries. Whereas men who fight for their paychecks are commended for being "fierce" and "tactical," the Hunger Games star confesses that she has been worried about coming across as a "spoiled brat."

Capitol Hill Can Learn a Thing or Two From California's New Equal Pay Law

Lisa Maatz | Posted 10.15.2015 | Politics
Lisa Maatz

Without legislative remedies for pay equity, the pace of change has been glacial. Just how long will it take until we see equal pay? At this rate, it could be more than 100 years. Our nation's economy and the working families that continue to chase the American dream can't wait that long.

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.