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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...

7 Absurd Things That Could Impact The Gender Wage Gap

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 03.17.2015 | Women

1. Petitioning for restraining orders against abusers. Yes, you read that correctly. A 2015 study that looked at 3,923 women who had petitioned for a...

It's a Fact that Women Get Paid Less than Men. Stop Debating.

Jillian Berman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Jillian Berman

The bottom line is: Women earn less than men any way you look at it and that gap is far from a choice or "subtle difference."

Inequity In Women's Pay: We're (Partly) to Blame

Susan Bulkeley Butler | Posted 10.19.2013 | Women
Susan Bulkeley Butler

If we really want to change the world for women, then women in executive positions need to use their positions to open opportunities for others.

Wage Gap Myth Exposed -- By Feminists

Christina Hoff Sommers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Christina Hoff Sommers

Bypass the verbal sleights of hand and take a hard look at the numbers. Women are close to achieving the goal of equal pay for equal work. They may be there already.

Binders Full of Women Come Up Empty

Linda Meric | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Linda Meric

We need to know how candidates plan to level the playing field to ensure equal pay for equal work. Because women deserve to be paid fairly, and when they are, their families and the economy will win.

The Most Demanding Age Group When It Comes To Money

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 10.09.2012 | Small Business

Gen Y catches a lot of flack for being the "entitlement generation," but new research reveals that they're not the most demanding age group when it co...

Female House GOP Staffers Make Shockingly Less Than Male Counterparts

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

Women on the Hill make thousands less than their male counterparts each year, with the gap particularly pronounced amongst Republican staffers. On ...

It's A Good Time To Be A Woman

Posted 04.30.2012 | Money

Forget the politics of the so-called war on women. When it comes to their careers anyway, women seem to be winning. Two stories Monday highlight wo...

Author: Why I Fight For Equal Pay For Women

Lilly Ledbetter | Posted 06.18.2012 | Books
Lilly Ledbetter

I was earning $44,724 while the highest-paid man earned $59,028 and the other two followed close behind, earning $58,464 and $58,226. Maybe I was seeing things. Maybe this note was a serious mistake or a bad joke, though I knew in my gut it wasn't.

Gender Pay Gap, Once Closing, Largely Stagnates During Economic Slowdown

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business

Though the share of women participating in the low-wage workforce has declined in the past three decades, it's remained relatively stagnant for the la...

The 10 Industries That Pay Women The Least

24/7 Wall Street | Charles Stockdale & Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 06.19.2011 | Business

Women continue to struggle for equal rights in the workplace. For at least two decades, they have earned 80% of the wages of men doing equivalent job...