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Gender Pay Gap

Report: Closing the Gap for Women in Federal Service

Katherine Archuleta | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics
Katherine Archuleta

Younger women are doing especially well. Women entering the workforce now are more likely to be on a management track than they were a decade ago. And while we are proud of the progress we've made, the data shows a lingering gender gap. Clearly, we have work to do.

Here Are The Few Male-Dominated Jobs Where Women (Barely) Make More Than Men

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 03.30.2015 | Business

Female producers and directors are among the few instances where men make up the bulk of a profession, but women earn more.

Even In Nursing, Women Are Paid Less Than Men

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2015 | Business

Even though nine out of 10 nurses are women, men in the profession earn higher salaries.

High Schoolers Charged Men More At Their Bake Sale For Important Reason

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 03.24.2015 | Teen

Holding a bake sale typically helps a group earn money in exchange for some delicious goods. For a high school in Utah, selling sweet treats was a way...

Here's How Long It'll Take To Close The Gender Wage Gap In Each State

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business

The gender pay gap is alive and well everywhere in America, but it's more alive in some states than in others.

10 Best Paying Cities For Women

24/7 Wall St. | Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 03.10.2015 | Business

Fresno is a good place for women.

10 Worst Paying Jobs For Women

24/7 Wall St. | Thomas C. Frohlich & Mark Lieberman | Posted 02.21.2015 | Business

A full-time female employee earned 82.5% of what a man earned in 2014, up considerably from 1979, when women made an estimated 62% of what men did. Wh...

The Sony Hack, Gender Pay Gap and the Agents' Role

Katie Donovan | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business
Katie Donovan

Regardless the reason for the bad representation, every actress can probably save 10 percent in agent fees by negotiating her own deals. Agents, who are supposed to be good counsel, agents, who are supposed to have clients' backs, should get their acts in gear and start negotiating for their female clients, just as they do for their male clients.

Here's How Much Less Women Make In Each State

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.27.2015 | Business

If you're a woman looking for equal pay for equal work, then you might want to steer clear of Louisiana and Wyoming. Those are two of the U.S. stat...

A Look Back at Where Pay Equity Has Been and Where It's Going

Catherine Hill | Posted 03.24.2015 | Women
Catherine Hill

When it comes to reaching pay equity, the pace of change is glacial. Just how long will it take until we see equal pay? At this rate, it could be more than 100 years.

5 Reasons Why You Should Negotiate Your Salary, Every Time

40 Percent and Rising | Posted 03.23.2015 | Women
40 Percent and Rising

Negotiating your salary shows your employer that you are capable, confident and comfortable with what you have to offer. Those skills are the ones your employer will value when it comes to increasing your level of responsibility, trusting you with clients and promoting you.

Here's What Everyone's Going To Be Talking About At Davos This Year

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.20.2015 | Business

The digital economy, climate change and gender inequality will top the agenda at next week’s World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, ac...

Why Pay Secrecy Needs to End

Ed Lawler | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
Ed Lawler

Instead of spending more time and money on keeping pay information secret, how about administering pay correctly so that there is nothing that needs to be kept secret?

Massachusetts Singles Out Gender Equity in the Workplace as Its Next Big Challenge

Lisa Levey | Posted 03.04.2015 | Business
Lisa Levey

Massachusetts is known for being in the vanguard on controversial issues. Same-sex marriage in 2004. Check. Health care reform in 2006. Check. Next up on the list: gender equity in the workplace.

Silver Linings for Women in 2014

Lisa Maatz | Posted 02.17.2015 | Politics
Lisa Maatz

Women and girls worked hard in 2014 to advance equality, and we should be encouraged that in many ways our efforts paid off. In each bit of 2014 news that we found depressing, maddening, truly appalling, or all three, we've found a silver lining that can inspire and fuel our efforts for 2015.

Female Actors Earn Less Than Their Male Counterparts

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 12.18.2014 | Entertainment

Female actors in Hollywood are earning less than their male counterparts. On Friday, The Daily Beast released information from the Sony hack which rev...

Why Women Are Paying $1,300 More A Year For The Same Exact Products As Men

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 11.21.2014 | Women

Deodorant, razors, soap. Both men and women use all three of these products, and yet they're shelved according to which sex they're directly being mar...

Unequal Pay Every Day

Laura Riley, Ph.D. | Posted 01.05.2015 | Women
Laura Riley, Ph.D.

The Equal Pay Act doesn't seem to be working very well. In the United States today, mothers are the primary or sole breadwinners in more than 40 percent of families. They work for the same reasons men do and merit the same pay.

The Ballot Box Is the Great Equalizer for Workers

James P. Hoffa | Posted 12.31.2014 | Politics
James P. Hoffa

American workers are facing significant challenges. Whether it's low pay, a system that favors corporations over citizens, a gender wage gap, the effects of unfair trade or a voting system that hampers the most disadvantaged among us, these problems are real. But will those affected the most bother to do something about it?

Girls in Tech Ask Tech Companies to Close the Gender Pay Gap Through Their "Raise Awareness" Campaign #RAISETECH

Anne Ravanona | Posted 12.21.2014 | Impact
Anne Ravanona

There has been much backlash in the press towards Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella who told women at a tech conference last week, that they should not ask ...

Hunter Stuart

Microsoft CEO Never Had To Ask For A Raise Or Promotion, Apparently

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 10.20.2014 | Business

Nadella never asked for a raise or promotion and somehow just got tapped to be CEO? Really?

The 5 Worst States For Women

24/7 Wall St. | Thomas C. Frohlich & Alexander Kent & Alexander E.M. Hess | Posted 10.18.2014 | Business

Based on recently released Census Bureau data, women made up almost half of the workforce last year. Yet, even working full-time and year-round, they ...

Sarah Silverman and the Art of Advocacy

Dana Beyer | Posted 12.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

Social progress, with a concomitant increase in visibility, brings the need for that community to adapt in order to make further progress. A recent case in point is the politically correct backlash from some in the trans community directed toward Sarah Silverman and the equal-pay video from the National Women's Law Center last week.

Microsoft's Nadella & Unconscious Bias toward Women

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 12.13.2014 | Business
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

Perhaps Nadella did women a favor last week by uncovering an unconscious bias women place in the work force? Now it is up to us, all of us, men and women alike, to begin an honest open discussion to correct these biases.

Microsoft CEO Tells Women To Trust The System And Not Ask For Raises

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.10.2014 | Technology

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella caused a stir on Thursday when he told an audience of tech industry women they should trust they will get raises when they...