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Gender Wage Gap

Jill Abramson's Two-Step Solution For Workplace Wage Inequality

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Women

Fact: Men are paid more than women on average in all 50 states. How do we fix it? Jill Abramson, former executive editor of the New York Times, has a ...

Utah, Being Number One Is A Bad Thing

Donna McAleer | Posted 10.21.2014 | Women
Donna McAleer

On average, women's pay in Utah is 70 percent that of their male counterparts for comparable work. In fact, on the list of top 10 worst cities for pay equity for women, Utah has two cities that rank #1 and #2.

Hunter Stuart

Microsoft CEO Never Had To Ask For A Raise Or Promotion, Apparently

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 10.20.2014 | Business

Nadella never asked for a raise or promotion and somehow just got tapped to be CEO? Really?

Sarah Silverman and the Art of Advocacy

Dana Beyer | Posted 10.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

Social progress, with a concomitant increase in visibility, brings the need for that community to adapt in order to make further progress. A recent case in point is the politically correct backlash from some in the trans community directed toward Sarah Silverman and the equal-pay video from the National Women's Law Center last week.

Increased Minimum Wage Leads to Stability

K. Sujata | Posted 10.15.2014 | Chicago
K. Sujata

We must start somewhere. Raising our minimum wage to $13.00 an hour in the City of Chicago is that starting place. But $13.00 an hour by 2018 is truly a floor-base-minimum to ensure that our city has a viable workforce for a vibrant economy in the 21st century.

Karma Doesn't Pay the Bills and It Won't Solve Pay Inequity

Noreen Farrell | Posted 10.13.2014 | Technology
Noreen Farrell

If a guiding principal of our technology industry is to unearth and solve problems, the pay gap is primed and ready. Instead of defaulting to outdated notions like the idealized subordinate woman, technology should embrace the future: equal opportunity to get jobs, do projects, get raises, run companies, succeed.

Telling Women To 'Just Ask' For A Raise Is Just Terrible Advice

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business

Karma isn't going to get women better pay, but a little information might. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella caused a firestorm on Thursday when he said ...

National Jewels: A Shout-Out To America's Hard-Working Ladies

Kim Keating | Posted 11.04.2014 | Women
Kim Keating

Monday was Labor Day, and I couldn't let this week pass by without acknowledging all the hard working ladies that have become role models for women ev...

A Labor Day Call for Equal Pay

Ann McElaney-Johnson | Posted 11.02.2014 | Business
Ann McElaney-Johnson

Every year we celebrate Labor Day to recognize the contributions American workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of our country. And yet every year we fail to adequately recognize a vital segment of our workforce that has been a major part of that success story: Women.

Want To Fix Social Security? Start With Giving Women Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 07.17.2014 | Business

Closing the gender pay gap would do more than just help working women: It could also help shore up the nation’s finances, a new study suggests. ...

African American Women Disproportionately Suffer From the Wage Gap

Linda Meric | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics
Linda Meric

It's time for this country to value the work of women of color. It's time to offer equal pay for equal work.

White House Newsflash: Wage Gap Rages On! Now What Can We Do About It?

Ravishly | Posted 09.06.2014 | Women
Ravishly

Though men can also be seen as unlikeable when they make aggressive demands, it's only women who suffer for it: people are less inclined to want to work with them -- either as coworkers, bosses or subordinates.

Pay Up or Lose Out

Erin Daruszka | Posted 08.31.2014 | Business
Erin Daruszka

Fair compensation and gender salary gaps are much-talked-about topics. For employers, paying employees fairly is a tough topic to handle. How do employers treat employees fairly, while still creating a culture of pay for performance?

Tyler Kingkade

Male Faculty Make A Lot More Than Female Faculty At Some Of The Best Colleges

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.23.2014 | College

Several of the most prestigious colleges and universities in the country pay male faculty on average about $40,000 more than their female colleagues, ...

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...

The Power of Cities: Boston's Plan to Close the Gender Wage Gap

Shelley Bird | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Shelley Bird

The business case is clear. Research has confirmed that companies with women in leadership roles -- on management teams and on corporate boards - on average, outperform other companies.

Mom's Equal Pay Day Highlights How Far We Still Have to Go

Linda Meric | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics
Linda Meric

Sunday may be Father's Day but June 12 is Mothers' Equal Pay Day, recognizing how far into 2014 moms must work to earn the same wages that fathers made in 2013 alone.

2 Stats That Should Terrify Every Millennial

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 06.10.2014 | Business

Millennials are drowning in debt and relying on Mom and Dad for cash, according to two new studies. Four in 10 millennials consider themselves “o...

Female 'A+' Students End Up Making As Much as Male 'C' Students

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.23.2014 | Business

If you want to make more money, it helps to do well in school, but it helps even more to be a white man. The better your grades in high school, th...

Sexual Assault and U.S. News College Rankings: Did He Just Say That?

Donna Wick, Ed.D | Posted 07.16.2014 | Parents
Donna Wick, Ed.D

My daughter told me she can't believe she is expected to GO to college in a country where 55 colleges and universities are facing federal investigation for their handling of sexual assault cases, and one in five girls will be assaulted before graduation.

24 Women Food and Agriculture Reporters You Should Know About

Naomi Starkman | Posted 07.16.2014 | Media
Naomi Starkman

Women are the backbone of today's food media. And yet, the women reporting on this issue area don't always get the attention they deserve.

REPORT: Paid Less Than Male Predecessor

The New Yorker | Posted 05.14.2014 | Media

At the annual City University Journalism School dinner, on Monday, Dean Baquet, the managing editor of the New York Times, was seated at the table of ...

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...

Inclusive Growth: Making it Happen

OECD | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics
OECD

By Gabriela Ramos Inequality has widened, with detrimental effects on our economies and societies. Can inclusive growth work? Yes, though it requir...

Gender Wage Gap Points to Broader Negotiation Disparities

Paula Gutlove | Posted 06.29.2014 | Women
Paula Gutlove

Why is salary transparency so important to some and so frightening to others? Why wouldn't everyone, both men and women, want to know what people earn in the workplace? Why does our society tolerate draconian measures that keep salary information a secret?