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Womens Wages

Congratulations, Graduates! Equal Pay Is Already Out Of Your Reach

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.01.2014 | Business

When it comes to equal pay, women are at a disadvantage to men from the minute they start working -- even when they have the same education. The a...

Here We Go Again: The Long (and Frustrating) Journey of Equal Pay for Women

Marlo Thomas | Posted 04.23.2013 | Home
Marlo Thomas

Let's play a little game. Let's say you're a hard-working working woman. Suddenly, someone walks up to you and hands you a $10,000 check. Well, the truth is, if you're a working woman in America today, you actually did earn that money. It's just that no one ever gave it to you.

An Open Letter to Sen. Gretchen Whitmer

Lindsey Dodge | Posted 12.11.2012 | Detroit
Lindsey Dodge

Unions' prohibitive collective bargaining agreements' impact on women, and the subsequent restriction of women's opportunities and flexibility, is rarely discussed. Union seniority rules, an unnecessary restriction on pay achievement, and flexibility restrictions are essential points.

What Monkeys Can Teach Us About The Gender Pay Gap

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 12.03.2012 | Women

I could have done with some of that monkey's unfailing self-belief and refusal to accept the scraps out of life.

Can Women Save the Economy?

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 10.03.2012 | Women
J.J. Colagrande

The values women displayed in breaking free from gender subjugation are the same values we need as a society to break free from our political and economic gridlock.

Still Trying to "Have It All" in Sweden

Natalia Brzezinski | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics
Natalia Brzezinski

Women's empowerment is not about having every opportunity; it's about having the right to choose and define your own way. We will all never agree on the "having it all" debate." But let's agree it's the debate that really matters.

Pay Equity

Gloria Romero Roses | Posted 08.14.2012 | Miami
Gloria Romero Roses

Gender equality in the workforce isn't just about benefiting the women who would receive the wages they deserve, but about benefiting our economy as a whole by providing the kind of skilled, sought after workers that we need to grow.

Controversial Study Links Birth-Control, Women's Wages

Posted 03.29.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 03/29/2012 09:58 AM EDT on LiveScience The early availability of the birth control p...

When The Single Ladies Rise, The Money Follows

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 04.19.2013 | Women

If you've watched primetime network TV in the last month or so, you might have come across a commercial for Citibank's "ThankYou Points," a rewards pr...

The 77/11 Effect: Will It Hurt Someone You Know?

Manisha Thakor | Posted 07.10.2011 | Business
Manisha Thakor

Given that Jane is likely to live five years longer than Joe -- a range that will get closer to seven years more by the time she reaches retirement, you can see that we have a problem brewing. And it's not a small one.

Equal Pay: A Matter of Economic Survival

Page Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Page Gardner

Today is "Equal Pay Day," the day that symbolizes how far into 2010 it takes for women to earn the same amount men made in 2009.