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Gender Pay Gap

The Absolutely True Part Of Gloria Steinem’s Comments That Everyone Ignored

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 02.12.2016 | Fifty

Feminist icon Gloria Steinem has been savaged -- perhaps, rightly so -- for glibly dismissing young women who support Bernie Sanders, claiming they&r...

Why I Became a Passionate Advocate for Women-Led Ventures -- and Why You Should, Too

Joanna L. Krotz | Posted 02.10.2016 | Business
Joanna L. Krotz

Before the turn of the 21st century, during the so-called "second wave" of feminism, I actually drank the Kool-Aid. I thought women could, should ...

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pushed For A Law To Make Sure Women Get Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

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The Real Reason Women Still Make Less Than Men

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business

President Barack Obama is proposing a cool solution to help close the gender pay gap, but it doesn't hit at perhaps the biggest problem keeping women ...

The White House Wants To Know What Your Company Pays Women And Minorities

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics

The White House announced Friday that it plans to start collecting data on the earnings of women and minorities at large U.S. companies in order to a...

Raises, Not Roses

Lee A. Saunders | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
Lee A. Saunders

Librarians. Clerical Workers. Janitors. More than 1,500 municipal workers decided that enough was enough, and dared to demand respect and justice. They decided they would strike.

Equal Pay Can't Wait

Rep. Chris Van Hollen | Posted 01.29.2016 | Women
Rep. Chris Van Hollen

The time is long overdue that we eliminate all gender discrimination in America. As we're pushing for equal pay, we must also seek to finally pass the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution.

How Smart Companies Will Support Female Employees

Sallie Krawcheck | Posted 01.18.2016 | Business
Sallie Krawcheck

On the gender pay gap, smart companies will close it. They will simply close it.

Obama's Weak 'Pay Transparency' Executive Order

Martha Burk | Posted 01.11.2016 | Politics
Martha Burk

Merely stopping employers from forbidding employees to disclose their pay to co-workers will do almost nothing to close the decades-old 21 percent pay gap between women and men working full-time, year round.

The Pay Gap May Contribute To Women’s Anxiety And Depression

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 01.08.2016 | Women

Academic studies can be fascinating ... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you.&...

Was 2015 the Tipping Point for Women in Sports?

Lisa Kaess | Posted 12.23.2015 | Sports
Lisa Kaess

Abby Wambach's retirement from professional soccer, becoming the leading scorer in the sport globally, caps off an incredible run for female athletes. And it's taken decades of work to get here.

J-Law: If I Don't Use My Voice To Speak Up For Women, What's The Point?

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 12.18.2015 | Women

Jennifer Lawrence is speaking up for women a lot these days -- and it's pretty damn awesome.  On Tuesday, Lawrence sat down with CBS News' Charl...

Even Hip Startups Pay Women Less Than Men

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 12.18.2015 | Business

Startups are supposed to be all hip and progressive. Yet when it comes to pay, new companies are apparently a lot like old companies: Women are paid ...

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

EBONY.com | Posted 11.11.2015 | Black Voices
EBONY.com

"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

Salesforce.com 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.