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Wage Gap

Earning More Than a Place at the Table: Women, Wages and the Workforce

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 12.12.2013 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

We need to stop focusing on who goes to work and start focusing on making sure those who work are fairly rewarded.

When Black Girls Code

Lottie Ntim | Posted 02.11.2014 | Technology
Lottie Ntim

Should young black girls be more focused on their own personal trajectories rather than binding together with others who look like them, for the betterment of all?

Boston Leads the Metropolis Charge to Erase Gender Wage Gap

Gloria Feldt | Posted 02.11.2014 | Women
Gloria Feldt

Einstein said insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. Every year, we hear the same report, that women make 77 cents to men's dollar. That's why I was so excited to learn about Boston's new initiative designed to do something to close the wage gap.

Millennial Women Are Closing The Wage Gap (For Now)

The Huffington Post | Lisa Belkin | Posted 12.11.2013 | Women

We are almost there, but not quite. That is the conclusion of a new report about Gender and the Workplace released today by the Pew Research Cente...

Kathryn Sollmann: Are Men Really the Bad Guys Holding Women Back?

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 12.30.2013 | Women
Kathryn Sollmann

After investing as much as $250,000 in tuition, why would fathers watch proudly as their daughters graduate from college, and then expect them only to work for a year or two before exiting the workforce to raise a family?

A Bitter Pill: New Census Data Show Gender-Based Wage Gap Is Largely Unchanged Since 2002

Debra L. Ness | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics
Debra L. Ness

The persistence of the gender-based wage gap is a blot on our nation's commitment to civil rights and equal opportunity. These new data should give Congress and the administration even more reason to make addressing it a priority.

Laura Bassett

Women Still Paid Much Less Than Men | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

Women still earned only 77 cents for every dollar that men earned in 2012, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. In 2012, the median ...

The Wage Gap

Theodore Li | Posted 11.10.2013 | Teen
Theodore Li

This "blue-collar" job is in no way a gimmick to "get-rich-quick." And like the employees of decades earlier, I am only minimally compensated. And I understand that this amount is not nearly enough to get by on.

This Illustration Explains The Pay Gap Better Than Anything We've Ever Seen

Posted 09.03.2013 | Women

What does the gender wage gap actually look like? This original artwork by Emily Nemens for LeanIn.Org gives us a sobering idea. Nemens, creato...

80 Percent Of Men Say Being A Woman Wouldn't Hurt Their Pay

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 08.21.2013 | Business

While men and women both agree that sexism exists in the workplace, both sexes appear to be in denial about how that discrimination affects their pay,...

WATCH: Disney Princesses For Equal Pay

Posted 08.13.2013 | Women

All women want equal pay -- even Disney princesses. Jenny Joslin and Annette Mia Flores of production company Texpats came up with a hilarious and ...

Why Men Must 'Lean In' to Support Women's Leadership

Craig Newmark | Posted 10.09.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Guys, let's help get more women into public office. Okay, this is about fairness, and getting better government everywhere. I feel that we should tr...

50 Years After the March on Washington: Where Are We Going in Wage Levels & Income?

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 10.09.2013 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

Over the last 50 years, African Americans have made some economic progress. Yet, racial inequality remains high with African Americans earning 63 cents for every dollar earned by White Americans.

What Happens When Women 'Marry Down'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.17.2013 | Women

Should women be marrying men who make less money to better retain their own incomes? According to one study, high-earning women (of which there are mo...

4 Women's Issues That Haven't Changed Since 1911

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.17.2013 | Women

Over 100 years ago, radical writer and activist Emma Goldman penned the essay "The Tragedy of Woman's Emancipation." In the piece, which the Atlantic ...

The Cities Where Wages Are Plummeting

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 07.15.2013 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: The average U.S. worker was paid $1,000 per week as of the fourth quarter of 2012. This is, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistic...

Okay, Fair Question Time: Is All of This Okay With You?

Neale Donald Walsch | Posted 09.10.2013 | Business
Neale Donald Walsch

Does everyone in America have an equal opportunity? Does everyone in America have an equal opportunity to be the CEO of a major company, and earn nearly 273 times more than the workers they boss?

Bad News For Women In Female-Dominated Occupations

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.10.2013 | Women

Bad news for low-wage workers: according to a new study released by The National Employment Law Project on July 9th, the real median wages for low-wag...

Annice Brown: The Price of Freedom

Annice Brown | Posted 09.07.2013 | Women
Annice Brown

When I was in my 20s, success meant money and power because that's how men defined it, and I modeled my success after theirs.

Is The Gender Gap 'Muted?'

Posted 07.01.2013 | Women

Is the gender gap "muted?" Yes, according to Thomson Reuters' New Professional Survey, the results of which were released last week. The survey pol...

Housework Gap Fuels the Wage Gap

Liz O'Donnell | Posted 08.25.2013 | Women
Liz O'Donnell

With so many American families relying on female breadwinners to contribute at least some part of the necessary income to maintain their households, it's imperative we close the both the housework gap and the wage gap, and help women access the top salaries.

3 Reasons The Wage Gap Isn't A Myth

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.24.2013 | Women

Is the gender wage gap a myth? That's what a piece on PolicyMic last week suggested. Blogger Matt Vespa argues that the Paycheck Fairness Act,...

Women Want Equality, Not Parity

Hadley Heath | Posted 08.19.2013 | Women
Hadley Heath

It's limited resources, not gender, that typically holds us back from getting what we want, whether it's a corner office in the C-Suite, an additional shift at Wendy's or an extra week of vacation each summer.

4 Good Reasons To Leave Miss Utah Alone

Nina Bahadur | Posted 08.18.2013 | Women
Nina Bahadur

I feel for Miss Utah. I can't imagine what it's like to have millions of people on the Internet discussing what an idiot you are and saying it's a good thing you're pretty since your brains won't get you far. Here are four reasons we should just leave her alone.

Jan Diehm

LOOK: The Gender Gap We Don't Talk About | Jan Diehm | Posted 11.11.2013 | Women

"While much remains to be done to achieve full equality of economic opportunity ... this legislation is a significant step forward," President John F....