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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...

Looking Beyond Equal Pay

She's Fit To Lead | Posted 04.14.2016 | College
She's Fit To Lead

Many people ask, "So, why don't women just ask for more money?" This is a very real problem, which contributes to the wage gap.

Hillary Clinton: ‘There’s No Discount For Being A Woman, So Why Should We Be Paid Less?'

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 04.13.2016 | Women

Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton outlined her plan for closing the pay gap between men and women at a roundtable in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday. T...

14 Famous Women Who Know You Deserve Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.13.2016 | Women

It's 2016 and women are still paid less than their male counterparts. On average, women make 79 cent to every dollar a man makes. Black and Latina wo...

No, The Gender Pay Gap Isn't A Myth -- And Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 04.12.2016 | Women

One of the most common arguments made about the gender pay gap is that it simply doesn't exist. Take this Wall Street Journal op-ed lamenting the "The...

The wage gap is ridiculous and time for it to end

Linda Meric | Posted 04.11.2016 | Women
Linda Meric

It's that time of year again, Equal Pay Day. Congratulations, women! We've finally caught up to what men made last calendar year. No surprise here,...

Yes! Women Have Achieved Equality In At Least One Place

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business

Women have achieved equality with men when it comes to college degrees, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released on Tuesday. Now, the challenge i...

New Research: Demystifying the Gender Pay Gap

Dr. Andrew Chamberlain | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business
Dr. Andrew Chamberlain

Progress toward gender pay equality at work has stagnated in recent years. Today, the gender pay gap remains around 75-80 cents per dollar on average, and hasn't budged in a decade.

Wall Street Journal Vows To Fix Pay Gap For Women And Minorities

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business

NEW YORK -- The Wall Street Journal has vowed to address the pay gap between women and minorities and their white, male colleagues. In a memo to staff...

Here's How Much Less Women Make Than Men At Amazon

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.23.2016 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc, under pressure from an activist shareholder to disclose its policies on gender pay equality, said on Wednesd...

New Report Shows Bernie Sanders' Highest-Paid Staffers Are All Dudes

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 03.16.2016 | Women

Jezebel did a deep dive into the salaries of campaign staffers for each of the remaining presidential candidate and the results were... illuminating. ...