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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...

Joe Biden: Equal Pay For Women Is 'Common Sense'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.14.2015 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden tweeted that closing the gender pay gap is "common sense" in honor of Equal Pay Day. Biden posted the message along with a...

Reddit's No Negotiation Success Relies on Offer Process

Katie Donovan | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Katie Donovan

Ellen Pao, interim CEO of Reddit who recently lost a discrimination claim against her former employer, has a novel way to address this issue. Ms. Pao has put an end to negotiating one's pay at Reddit.

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...

There Are 22 U.S. Cities Where Women Actually Earn More Than Men

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 04.07.2015 | Business

Peggy Olson would be proud.

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.

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...

4 Reasons That Feminism and Disability Rights Are Two Sides of the Same Coin

Sarah Blahovec | Posted 01.17.2015 | Women
Sarah Blahovec

Not only am I still convinced that feminism has a purpose and should be discussed, but I think that initiatives for women's empowerment could hold a lot of promise for ameliorating the issues faced by persons with disabilities in the workplace.

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.

Women Should Speak Up and Ask for Raises, Promotions, and New Roles -- Here's How

Judith Humphrey | Posted 12.28.2014 | Women
Judith Humphrey

Comments like Nadella's show it's time for women to take action on their own behalf, whether seeking pay increases, promotions, or leadership roles.

Women, Vote Yourselves a Raise

Martha Burk | Posted 12.17.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

America goes to the polls in less than 3 weeks, there's a lot at stake for the majority of voters -- namely women. Unfortunately women also make up another majority -- those working for our pathetic $7.25 an hour minimum wage.

The Pay Gap Is Much Wider Than Most Americans Think: Study

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

Democrats hoping to use income inequality to drive voters to the polls in November face a critical problem: Americans may not know just how well-off t...

Women and Wages: Is the Pay Gap Smaller Than We Think?

LearnVest | Posted 11.25.2014 | Women
LearnVest

When it comes to the topic of gender equality, there is usually one issue upheld as an indicator of progress, or lack thereof: the wage gap.

Sorry, Matthew Weiner, But The Pay Gap Is A Gender Issue

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 08.22.2014 | Entertainment

During a recent trip to HuffPost Live, Matthew Weiner addressed Jenji Kohan's comments about pay inequality for showrunners, saying the discrepancy is...

7 Things Every Woman Should Know When It Comes To Being Paid What You're Worth

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 09.26.2014 | Women

Talking about money can be a minefield -- one especially difficult for women to navigate. But how are we supposed to know if we're earning what we sho...

Valerie Jarrett Blasts 'Ridiculous' Women's Pay Inequality

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.24.2014 | Women

Valerie Jarrett is sick of the "ridiculous" gap between men's and women's salaries, and she told HuffPost Live that now is time for a change more than...

Top Dem Reveals Staggering Amount Women Lose Due To The Gender Pay Gap

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) discussed the implications of the gender pay gap on HuffPost Live Monday, saying...

Female 'A+' Students End Up Making As Much as Male 'C' Students

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.23.2014 | Business

If you want to make more money, it helps to do well in school, but it helps even more to be a white man. The better your grades in high school, th...

Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Scott M. Stringer | Posted 07.21.2014 | New York
Scott M. Stringer

The fast-food industry must take responsibility for the risks that its unbalanced approach to human capital management have created for shareowners, workers, communities and the economy as a whole.

Home Economics: Give Mom a Little (Professional) Respect

Alyson Gounden Rock | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Alyson Gounden Rock

This Mother's Day, we can all do three things that will bolster mom's value and support gender equality. We can stop making throwaway negative comments about mothers. We can acknowledge that mothers do real work, and we can value that work more highly.

Friday Talking Points - Our 4/20 Acronym Contest Challenge

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As we've noted, 2014 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for marijuana reform. The Colorado and Washington experiments are proceeding apace, and the only real question people are asking is "which state will be next?"

Minimum Wages and Women's Wage Inequality: They're Intimately Related

Jared Bernstein | Posted 06.09.2014 | Business
Jared Bernstein

I think this is a pretty remarkable picture that hasn't gotten enough attention, perhaps because it's a touch complex. It shows the relationship between wage inequality among women workers and the minimum wage, and the fit is very tight.

WATCH: Sheryl Sandberg: 'I'd Love To See Hillary Clinton Be President'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.09.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

When Sheryl Sandberg stopped by HuffPost Live to discuss her latest book, "Lean In: For Graduates," the Facebook COO spoke out about equal pay for wom...

Laura Bassett

Conservatives Push Back Against Equal Pay Efforts

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

Conservatives have long struggled to articulate their opposition to legislation ensuring equal pay for women, but they seem to have come up with a coh...