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Gender Pay Gap

Millennial Women Are Closing The Wage Gap (For Now)

The Huffington Post | Lisa Belkin | Posted 12.11.2013 | Women

We are almost there, but not quite. That is the conclusion of a new report about Gender and the Workplace released today by the Pew Research Cente...

U.S. Women: Not Exactly Number One

Martha Burk | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

On one of the issues that polls highest with American women -- pay equity -- we sink even lower, to 67th, right below Yemen. We did beat out Saudi Arabia at 111th, no doubt because women in the U.S. are allowed to drive to work.

Why Women Continue to Make Less Than Men [INFOGRAPHIC]

Heather Huhman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Heather Huhman

While we live in a very modern world, with plenty of opportunities and open doors for all types of people, women continue to earn less than men. From Yemen to Ireland, gender pay discrimination still exists, no matter which way you look at it.

The Negotiation Gold Mine: Resources for Women Looking to Level the Playing Field

Kim Keating | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Kim Keating

In the compensation field, it has been historically difficult to find legitimate, real-time resources for women. Fortunately for us today, there are a plethora of websites, articles and books to turn to when we need to find that perfect piece of life advice.

Laura Bassett

Which State Was Rated Worst For Women? | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

Women in the United States earn an average of 77 cents for every dollar that men make, face many barriers to reproductive health care and are signific...

Gender Pay Gap Won't Close For Decades

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 09.23.2013 | Business

Most women that are employed today will probably retire before they see pay equality in the workplace. That's because the gender wage gap -- or th...

Laura Bassett

Women Still Paid Much Less Than Men | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

Women still earned only 77 cents for every dollar that men earned in 2012, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. In 2012, the median ...

How Not to Think if You Want to Get Paid

Kim Keating | Posted 11.11.2013 | Women
Kim Keating

If recent college graduate women start their professional career accepting less than they are worth, closing the gender pay gap may prove to be insurmountable.

This Illustration Explains The Pay Gap Better Than Anything We've Ever Seen

Posted 09.03.2013 | Women

What does the gender wage gap actually look like? This original artwork by Emily Nemens for LeanIn.Org gives us a sobering idea. Nemens, creato...

The No-Choice Generation

Janis Powers | Posted 10.26.2013 | Women
Janis Powers

I've had a high-powered career, been a stay-at-home mother and returned to the workforce. As I read the media coverage about the challenges of working women in America, I have to wonder what would have happened if Atalanta and Young John had reunited... and had a baby

80 Percent Of Men Say Being A Woman Wouldn't Hurt Their Pay

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 08.21.2013 | Business

While men and women both agree that sexism exists in the workplace, both sexes appear to be in denial about how that discrimination affects their pay,...

The Gender Pay Gap: It Affects us All

Susan Bloch | Posted 10.19.2013 | Business
Susan Bloch

Parity is not only a "women's" issue. It affects us all. It makes no sense to penalize women when the benefit of their leadership to organizations and the economy are clear.

3 Reasons The Wage Gap Isn't A Myth

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.24.2013 | Women

Is the gender wage gap a myth? That's what a piece on PolicyMic last week suggested. Blogger Matt Vespa argues that the Paycheck Fairness Act,...

Women Want Equality, Not Parity

Hadley Heath | Posted 08.19.2013 | Women
Hadley Heath

It's limited resources, not gender, that typically holds us back from getting what we want, whether it's a corner office in the C-Suite, an additional shift at Wendy's or an extra week of vacation each summer.

Laura Bassett

The New Women's Issues: Minimum Wage, Sick Leave | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

Two years ago, a spat between President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) over Planned Parenthood funding sparked a national debate about ...

American Woman Becomes Highest-Paid Exec In Britain

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business

An American female executive has finally risen to the top of one nation's pay ranks. Burberry CEO and Indiana native, Angela Ahrendts, is now the ...

Pay Gap Deniers

Joan Williams | Posted 08.06.2013 | Women
Joan Williams

Next week is the anniversary of the signing of the Equal Pay Act. Is it time to declare victory? The standard pay gap measure is that women now earn 77 cents for each dollar earned by men. Maybe so, argue Pay Gap Deniers, but that's due to women's choices, not to gender discrimination.

Here's One Way To Shrink The Gender Pay Gap

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.06.2013 | Business

Raising the federal minimum wage would have an unexpected effect on how much women earn relative to men, according to a recent analysis from the Natio...

Unequal Pay - 50 Years and Getting Worse

Martha Burk | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics
Martha Burk

Let's raise a glass to celebrate the 50th birthday of the Equal Pay Act, but not too high. If things don't change, we're on the road to a permanent (mostly female) underclass. We still have a lot of work to do.

New Study On Why Women Make Less Than Men

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business

Men and women who work the same job actually get paid about the same when they are starting out in their careers, according to a study released Thursd...

Equal Pay for Women Translates Into a Bigger Paycheck for Families

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics
Madeleine M. Kunin

Vermont, once again, is leading the country. A similar bill, called the Paycheck Fairness Act, is languishing in the Congress. How did we do it in Vermont? We worked together.

Gender Gap Among K Street CEOs: $600,000

Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Gender inequality is alive and well on K Street, Washington's notorious lobbying boulevard, according to a new report on CEO salaries is...

Student Debt's Unfair Effects On Women, Minorities

us news | EQUAL JUSTICE WORKS | Posted 05.01.2013 | Women

This piece comes to us courtesy of U.S. News & World Report. The estimated $1 trillion in student loan debt affects individuals from all walks of l...

7 Jobs Where Women Actually Make More Than Men

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business

For a few American women, the gender pay gap is actually in their favor. Yes, women actually earn more than men in seven of the 534 occupations an...

Laura Bassett

House Republicans Block Vote On Equal Pay | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

House GOP leadership is not likely to bring the Paycheck Fairness Act up for a vote any time soon, but House Democrats used a procedural move to force...