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Pay Disparity

CEOs Now Make 335 Times More Than Average Worker: Study

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business

BOSTON (Reuters) - Chief executive officers of S&P 500 companies on average made 335 times more money than the average rank-and-file worker last year,...

Chris Christie Gave A Great Answer On Why He's Passionate About Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.04.2016 | Politics

A young woman stood up at a New Hampshire town hall for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Thursday to ask what the presidential hopeful would do t...

Nuisance or Catastrophe? How you Feel About Snow May Depend on Your Job

Robin Hardman | Posted 04.27.2015 | Business
Robin Hardman

We all know what happens to kids in this situation -- Yippee! Snow days! But what about the grown-ups who are supposed to be working? What's their fate? As is so often the case, it depends quite a bit on the type of work they do.

Female Troubles: Women's Rights as Human Rights

Jack Healey | Posted 09.30.2014 | Impact
Jack Healey

How can anyone fail to recognize that the advancement and protection of women's full equality is a requisite to any future for human rights? No country nor international body has done enough to realize equality. With just over half of humankind being female, we can not wait any longer.

Behaviors Lag Behind Policies

Nora T. Akins | Posted 09.21.2014 | Business
Nora T. Akins

Fifty years ago President Kennedy established The President's Commission on the Status of Women to write an in-depth report on the status of working women.

The Threat of CEO-to-Worker Pay Disparity and How to Change It

Keith Mestrich | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business
Keith Mestrich

The new record of already stratospheric executive pay is another sign that the staggering growth in the CEO-to-worker pay gap we've seen over the last half-century isn't changing anytime soon -- unless we step up and take action.

CEOs Want to Hide Riches Through Repeal of Wage Gap Disclosure Requirement

James P. Hoffa | Posted 08.18.2013 | Politics
James P. Hoffa

Three years ago, a provision in the Dodd-Frank financial reform law said the companies themselves have to reveal the difference between worker pay and CEO pay. That reform still hasn't been implemented. And now the CEOs' lobbyists are pressuring House Republicans to repeal it.