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Why Department of Labor Pick Puzder is a Threat to Women

Linda Meric | Posted 01.24.2017 | Women
Linda Meric

Working women and our families saw important gains under the leadership of the Obama Administration's Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez and Secretary Hi...

Well-Off White Men Are 3 Times More Likely Than Women To Get Job Interviews

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 01.06.2017 | Parents

James Cabot and Julia Cabot seem like the kind of law school students high-paying law firms like to recruit. Their resumes and work experience are nea...

Wyoming Legislator Says The Pay Gap Is Simply 'A Fact Of Life'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 09.16.2016 | Women

Surprise, surprise: A Republican state representative doesn’t believe the pay gap exists. In a recent interview with advocacy organization Better W...

The Gender Pay Gap

Roxanne Hobbs | Posted 09.15.2016 | Women
Roxanne Hobbs

I read the pay gap coverage with an eye roll. Here we are again. At first I couldn't even be bothered to comment on it. Creating systemic change in this arena is complex, painfully slow and full of people missing the point entirely.

Kristen Bell Has The Cheap Labor Your Company Is Looking For: Women!

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.14.2016 | Comedy

Is your business not as profitable as you’d like it to be? If only there was a way to get cheap labor here in the United States ... Well, now there ...

This Woman Finally Figures Out How To Get Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.13.2016 | Comedy

However you break it down, women in the workforce are statistically making less than men. But what’s the answer? How do we fix this? Comedy duo Hone...

Sports Journalist Schools Dude Who Tried To Teach Her About Sports

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 09.01.2016 | Women

Mansplainers are no match for journalist Erin Riley. On Tuesday, the writer from Sydney, Australia, reacted on Twitter to a piece from The Herald Sun ...

Apple, Facebook, Other Major Companies Commit To Paying Women The Same As Men

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.30.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The White House announced Friday that 29 new private sector companies ― including Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Target, Visa and Genera...

The Pay Gap Gets A Hilarious Musical Twist In 'My Unfairly Paid Lady'

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 08.24.2016 | Women

Who knew a musical number about the pay gap could be so catchy? In honor of Women’s Equality Day on Aug. 26, Make It Work released a parody called ...

America's Pay Gap Could Cost Black Women More Than $1 Million

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.24.2016 | Black Voices

Every April, Equal Pay Day is widely talked about, and rightly so. Women in the United States earn just 79 cents for every dollar men make, and observ...

An Eye-Opening Look At How The Wage Gap Impacts Latinas

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 07.27.2016 | Latino Voices

It’s no secret that, on average, an American woman makes approximately 79 cents for every dollar paid to a white man. However, the wage gap is even ...

Bud Light Tries Out Amy Schumer And Feminism To Sell Beer

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business

Last year, Bud Light apologized for an ad campaign that seemed to promote rape culture. This year, the brand is running ads that use feminism to sell ...

Patricia Clarkson Has No Time For Complaints From White Male Actors

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 06.10.2016 | Women

In an interview with The Guardian timed to her new film "Learning to Drive," actress Patricia Clarkson held nothing back when it came to sexism in the...

Trump's Tough Love for Women

Martha Burk | Posted 06.10.2016 | Politics
Martha Burk

While Trump's flaunting of divorces, affairs, and other indiscretions may indicate a certain hubris and lack of regard for public opinion, none of it counts as abuse for everyday American women. The real abuse will come from his policy ideas if he's elected.

The Handful Of Women On Trump's Staff Don't Make Nearly As Much As The Men

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.08.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump claims he "broke the glass ceiling" for women in construction, but you'd never know it by the looks of his campaign payroll. The Boston G...

The Real Pay Issue Women Should Worry About

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.08.2016 | Women
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

The infamous "wage gap" has been a hot topic for years now. Women feel ripped off by putting on long hours, but getting way less pay than our male counterparts. Sure, it's infuriating when you find out that men make more than us doing the exact same job, but let's not forget where the problem lies. It's not a man's fault if he is offered more pay than we are, it is society's fault. More specifically, it's the employer's fault for practicing this behavior.

Leadership: Committing to Closing the Workplace Gender Gap

Jason Wingard | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business
Jason Wingard

I am very lucky to have four school-aged daughters--it is a pleasure to watch them grow, support them in their talents, and imagine all that they migh...

Senate Passes Equal Pay Resolution For U.S. Women Soccer Stars

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 05.26.2016 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Women's National Team gained another ally in its fight for equal pay on Thursday, when the Senate unanimously approved a non-bi...

The Wage Gap: Is Gender Bias the Chicken or the Egg?

Caroline Turner | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Caroline Turner

When a field of work traditionally dominated by men is "feminized," guess what happens. Wages drop! This shows that gender bias is a factor - maybe a big one - in the ongoing "gender wage gap."

5 Things Working Mothers Can Do To Close The Pay Gap

Romy Newman | Posted 05.24.2016 | Women
Romy Newman

I spend a lot of time thinking about how employers can make better workplaces for women, but I also realize that it's only half of the story. Individuals can also maximize our chances for success and help improve gender equality at work by changing our own behavior.

1 In 4 Americans Think We'll Colonize Mars Before We See CEO Gender Parity

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 05.17.2016 | Women

Turns out a lot of Americans believe we'll make huge strides in space exploration before reaching gender parity in the business world. The Rockefeller...

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,...

The Pay Gap At The Top Of Corporate America Is Not What You Think

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business

At the tippy top of the corporate ladder, women are paid more than men, but don't get too excited about it. We're talking about a handful of super-eli...

Cyndi Lauper And James Corden Sing ‘Girls Just Want Equal Funds’

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 05.11.2016 | Women

Cyndi Lauper wants girls to have fun... and equal pay! The iconic singer, whose new album, "Detour," is out today, stopped by The Late Late Show with...

Job Prospects For The Class Of 2016 Are Pretty Good, Especially For Men

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 04.21.2016 | Business

For the class of 2016, it's the best job market in years. The number of employers looking to hire college graduates this year is the highest in nearly...