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Gender Wage Gap

Kids' Lemonade Stand Perfectly Illustrates How Unfair The Wage Gap Is

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.29.2015 | Women

It's ridiculous that in 2015 women, especially women of color, don't receive the same pay as white men for equal work. And a new video uses adora...

Hillary Clinton: Women Can't Push To Be Paid Equally If They Don't Know They're Not Paid Equally

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.20.2015 | Politics

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Donald Trump On Equal Pay: Women Should Do As Good A Job As Men

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 11.09.2015 | Women

Donald Trump, a man who is running for President of the United States, has strong feelings about women's health, equal pay and women in general. He s...

Men Educated At Ivy League Schools Vastly Outearn Female Classmates

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 09.15.2015 | Business

Attending the country's most prestigious schools doesn’t make you immune to the unfortunate societal stew of sexism, bias and history that driv...

The World Should Follow California's Lead in Ensuring Equal Pay

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 09.01.2015 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

California is now poised to have the strongest equal pay law in the country. If signed into law, this legislation would strengthen the ability for women to legally challenge pay inequity.

This Is How Women Really Feel About Disclosing What They Earn

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.08.2015 | Women

There are many things a woman is not "supposed" to share, like how much she weighs or how old she is. Also on that list: How much money she ear...

The Word That Will Change the World

Sarah Thebarge | Posted 06.19.2015 | Religion
Sarah Thebarge

As long as we divide the world between "us" and "them," what happened in South Carolina will continue to happen until we start using the word that will change the world: WE.

The Wage Gap Between Moms And Dads Is Even Worse Than The Overall Gender Pay Gap

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.05.2015 | Parents

The wage gap between men and women in the U.S. has been the subject of many articles and speeches of late. Less frequently discussed is the difference...

Our Nation's Pay Policies Are Due for a Checkup

Laura Reyes | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics
Laura Reyes

It's about time we recognized that if you work for a living, you should be able to support your health and your family. American families simply aren't being supported today, but there's a simple solution to all of this: Congress must pass paid sick leave and paid family leave policies. We're sick of waiting.

Matt McGorry's Message To Anyone Who Thinks The Wage Gap Is A Myth

Matt McGorry | Posted 06.16.2015 | Women
Matt McGorry

We need to create a society where girls and women are getting the same encouragement and support to build their careers as the boys and men are. From the start. That's just my #78cents.

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...

How the Gender Wage Gap Differs by Occupation

Emily Baxter | Posted 06.14.2015 | Women
Emily Baxter

The Bureau of Labor Statistics tracked 535 full-time, "detailed" occupations in 2014 and, in the 125 occupations with comparable earnings data, men earned more than women in all but one profession.

Ancient Teachings, Modern Injustice

Rachel Laser | Posted 06.14.2015 | Religion
Rachel Laser

Today, on Equal Pay Day, we lift up the fight against wage discrimination, an affront to our moral sensibility. Unjustly paying some workers less than others undermines their value and their dignity as human beings and constitutes an intolerable act of discrimination.

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...

Equal Pay Role Model Spotlight: AAMI President & CEO, Mary Logan

Kim Keating | Posted 06.13.2015 | Women
Kim Keating

Ms. Logan believes that every woman has the ability to pay it forward, by standing in someone else's corner to cheer them on. That's how we're going to achieve equality -- by helping one another.

When Latinas Succeed, America Succeeds

Rep. Linda Sanchez | Posted 06.13.2015 | Latino Voices
Rep. Linda Sanchez

Latinas are the lowest paid workers in the country. In general, women earn 78 cents for every dollar paid to their male counterparts. For Latinas, the wage gap is even more severe: we're paid 56 cents for every dollar paid to white, non-Hispanic men.

What Happens When Women Lead Companies: Ellen Pao Takes on Pay Disparity

Noreen Farrell | Posted 06.10.2015 | Business
Noreen Farrell

Recently, Reddit Interim CEO Ellen Pao proposed that the company remove salary negotiations from its hiring process as a way to address pay disparities between men and women that often start upon hire.

Women in the Past, Present and Future of Labor: U.S. Department of Labor Blog

Latifa Lyles | Posted 06.01.2015 | Women
Latifa Lyles

So, join me in celebrating the women of labor's impressive achievements during this Women's History Month, but also in continuing their work long into the future. We owe it to Frances, all those who came before and all those who will come after.

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...

Family-Friendly Policies And The Fight For Wage Equality

Elia De la Cruz Toledo | Posted 05.09.2015 | Women
Elia De la Cruz Toledo

Patricia Arquette's brief segue on gender wage equality during her acceptance speech at the 2015 Oscars brought into the forefront of international conversation a battle that women have been fighting for decades.

'Amazon Prime For Women' Is Satire Of The Wage Gap Variety

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.09.2015 | Comedy

Just how absurd is the gender wage gap? Let Paul Gale's "Amazon Prime For Women" amuse and inform. Made in honor of International Women's Day, t...

The Truth About Feminism

Janelle Ann McCarthy | Posted 05.03.2015 | Politics
Janelle Ann McCarthy

Feminism is the advocating the social, political, and economic equality of the sexes and promoting gender equality in society. Feminism is not misandry, which is hatred toward men or women wanting power over men in society.

Why the Fight for Pay Equity Is So Important

Laura Reyes | Posted 04.05.2015 | Politics
Laura Reyes

With the shifting workforce in this country, many of these women are increasingly the financial head of their household. Women are working to pay their bills, put food on the table for their families, and slowly chip away at their mounting debt and student loans.

Women In Poor Countries Stiffed $9 Trillion A Year Because They're Paid, Employed Less Than Men

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2015 | Impact

LONDON, Jan 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women in poor countries lose out on $9 trillion a year - more than the combined gross domestic product...

Jill Abramson's Two-Step Solution For Workplace Wage Inequality

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Women

Fact: Men are paid more than women on average in all 50 states. How do we fix it? Jill Abramson, former executive editor of the New York Times, has a ...