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Gender Pay Inequality

At This Rate, Women Won't Make As Much As Men For At Least 75 Years

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business

Working women likely won’t have pay equality with men in their lifetimes. Neither will their daughters. That’s one of the many depressing find...

Marina Fang

The White House's Gender Pay Disparities Have Barely Changed In 20 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Marina Fang | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wage and hiring disparities between men and women appear to be bipartisan problems that aren't really improving. The gender pay gap ...

If Women Want Better Pay, They Should Support Unions

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business

The decline of unions has been bad for all workers hoping to join the middle class, but it has been especially terrible for women trying to keep up wi...

Jillian Berman

Women In Sales Jobs Have To Work 103 Extra Days Per Year To Make As Much As Men

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business

An industry that’s one of the largest employers of women and one of the fastest job creators in the country also has a huge pay gap. The average...

Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Scott M. Stringer | Posted 07.21.2014 | New York
Scott M. Stringer

The fast-food industry must take responsibility for the risks that its unbalanced approach to human capital management have created for shareowners, workers, communities and the economy as a whole.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Hey, GOP: Most Americans Support Raising Minimum Wage, Equal Pay For Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A majority of Americans support policies that would improve equality for women in the workplace, according to a new poll released Wednes...

Sabrina Siddiqui

There's A Serious Gender Gap When It Comes To Paid Time Off

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Women are significantly less likely than men to receive extended paid leave from their employer, a new poll shows. In the last few ye...

New Weapon For Women In Battle For Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.31.2013 | Business

Legislation pending in Congress could give women a new weapon in the battle for equal pay: protected water-cooler chat. The “Paycheck Fairness A...

The Truth Behind The Gender Pay Gap

The Atlantic | Posted 10.18.2012 | Women

At last night's presidential debate, audience member Katherine Fenton got up and asked how the candidates planned to fix the fact that women make "onl...

Is Telling Co-Workers What You Make The First Step Toward Pay Equality?

Salon | Posted 05.31.2012 | Women

Terri Kelly loved everything about her job as a sales representative at the pharmaceutical company Novartis, except for one thing: She knew she was ge...

Ann Or Hilary: Either Way, Motherhood Is a Dismal Financial Decision for American Women

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 06.13.2012 | Business
Soraya Chemaly

What I am not hearing anyone say loudly and clearly in this Rosen/Romney snafu is that women's ability -- not desire or choice -- to take part in the economy is based on her freedom to make reproductive decisions.

Equal Pay for Equal Work

Christine Bork | Posted 10.19.2011 | Chicago
Christine Bork

Many critics believe pay differences between men and women are simply a matter of personal choices, like women choosing to take time off to raise children. Research proves otherwise.

What It Means to Be 50 and a Woman in America in 2011: A Birthday Message to President Obama

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 10.03.2011 | Women
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Once we hit 50, we understand life is not unlimited, so maybe now's the time to clarify our priorities. I can only assume that President Obama and his team have been thinking about and planning his legacy for quite some time. Is he on the right track?

Laura Stampler

Three Tykes And You’re Out? Why Women With Three-Plus Kids Suffer Major Career Disadvantages

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Stampler | Posted 09.11.2011 | Women

While balancing a family and career is difficult for any woman -- whether she has one child or five -- recent Australian research suggests that women ...

POLL: Did You Negotiate Your First Salary?

Posted 08.12.2011 | Women

Recent data shows that young women earn between 15 and 17 percent less than their male peers in their first year of work after college. While there...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

5 Ways to Earn What You're Worth

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 08.13.2011 | Women

For women in particular, negotiating your first salary -- or any salary, really -- can be difficult and more than a little intimidating. But as with m...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

'They Don’t Negotiate': Young Women College Graduates And Their First Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 08.13.2011 | Women

NEW YORK -- Casey Ferguson was sitting in her car on Jan. 19 when she finally got the call she'd waited months to receive. On the line was Jon Newm...