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Wage Gap

From where I stand: Abby Wambach

UN Women | Posted 07.27.2016 | Women
UN Women

Crossposted from UN Women. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown If you think you're treated unfairly, don't wait for the fear of rocking the boat; rock the bo...

Why Being 'Half A Bitch' Isn't Half Bad For Women In The Workplace

Sherry Lowe | Posted 07.20.2016 | Women
Sherry Lowe

As a woman in business, often times voicing your opinion leads others to accuse you of being aggressive. But if you can't step up without being inaccurately judged, how do you inspire and lead? Ultimately, is being "half a bitch" not half bad to succeed in an increasingly competitive world and workplace?

Obama Gives A Shoutout To Equal Pay While Honoring The 2015 WNBA Champs

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 06.28.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama honored the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx at the White House on Monday and stressed the importance of "equal pay for equal work" during...

Serena Williams Has Perfected Her Argument Against The Wage Gap

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 06.07.2016 | Sports

Using her platform as perhaps the most influential woman in sports today, Serena Williams has once again underscored the importance of equal pay, unde...

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.

Forget The Thigh Gap. Today's Hottest Trend Is The Wage Gap

Brandt Hamilton | Posted 05.19.2016 | Comedy
Brandt Hamilton

The 20th century's hottest trend for women is making a comeback, and FRANKLY, it never left. Forget the thigh gap. Embrace your XX chromosome combo with an old classic: the wage gap. Because nothing says "womanhood" quite like making 78 cents on the dollar.

The Misconception About Feminism

Montclair Diplomats | Posted 05.17.2016 | Women
Montclair Diplomats

Feminism is not the hatred towards men. The point of feminism is not to discriminate against men. Feminism is not a movement to discourage men. Feminism is not a movement plotting to pull all men out of power.

A Bittersweet Day for Working Mothers Living Off Tips

Saru Jayaraman | Posted 05.09.2016 | Women
Saru Jayaraman

Like millions of mothers across America, my two little girls are taking me out to eat for Mothers' Day. I enjoy being with my children as much as everyone else, but this Mothers' Day will be bittersweet.

Secret, Let's Encourage Women to Speak Up and Not Sweat the Wage Gap

Carrie Lukas | Posted 05.08.2016 | Politics
Carrie Lukas

Secret Deodorant isn't just hocking a nice-smelling antiperspirant: It's selling women empowerment. At least, that's the vibe its popular new commer...

A Mother's Day Wish for Moms in Poverty

Joanne Goldblum | Posted 05.05.2016 | Impact
Joanne Goldblum

It isn't that poor moms and dads aren't willing to work -- it's that the economy offers them so few opportunities to prosper from hard work and that safety net programs are inadequate to supplement low wages or provide for those who cannot work.

What To Expect When Negotiating A Pay Raise

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.27.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Sick of higher-ups raining on your parade and your bank account? Here's a crash course on how to negotiate that pay raise and push for what you deserv...

3 Ways Women Contribute to the Gender Wage Gap

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

Although there are institutional and cultural realities that play a huge role in the gender wage gap - many women themselves (unfortunately) are part ...

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.

Women on the Train: Life, Stress, and the Workplace

Sabrina Schaeffer | Posted 04.13.2016 | Women
Sabrina Schaeffer

The fact is women are not all the same - and their needs and preferences for work life aren't the same either. If we really want to see women advance in the workplace we must insist that government take a step back, allow businesses to grow and create jobs, and give women (and men) every chance to enter the workforce, gain experience, and find jobs that fit their needs.

21 Cents to Go

Rep. Carolyn Maloney | Posted 04.13.2016 | Politics
Rep. Carolyn Maloney

Overall -- in over half a century -- the pay gap has closed by only 20 cents. Women today are paid just 79 cents for every dollar earned by a man and their median annual earnings are $10,800 less per year than men's.

The Wage Gap: Terrible For All Women, Even Worse For Women Of Color

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 04.12.2016 | Latino Voices

How much does being a woman cost over a lifetime? A lot more if she's Latina. Tuesday is Equal Pay Day -- the day that marks how far into the year fu...

Equal Pay Day 2016: Time to Close the #WageGap

Page Gardner | Posted 04.12.2016 | Politics
Page Gardner

Nothing's going to change unless we join our voices together and demand that our leaders take action to end the wage gap.

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...

A Recent Win for Unions in the Courts Is Also an Unexpected Victory for Women. But There's a Lesson in This for All of Us

Tracy Sturdivant | Posted 04.12.2016 | Politics
Tracy Sturdivant

Women in unions earn higher wages than their non-union counterparts. Why is that? Part of the answer is obvious: unions are able to use the power of collective bargaining to fight for higher wages overall. But that's not the entire picture.

Wage Gap Costs U.S. Women $500 Billion A Year, Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.12.2016 | Politics

The wage gap between full-time working men and women in the United States short-changes women by nearly $500 billion per year, according to a new repo...

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,...

Bake Sale Results In Threats Of Violence Because #MasculinitySoFragile

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 04.07.2016 | Women

An innocent gender parity-themed bake sale has turned into a global reminder that masculinity is, in fact, so fragile -- so fragile that differently p...