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Gender Wage Gap

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 07.16.2014 | 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 07.07.2014 | 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 07.01.2014 | 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?

Gender Inequality in the Labor Market: Don't Call It a Wage Gap

Katie Bardaro | Posted 06.15.2014 | Politics
Katie Bardaro

When President Obama announced the Paycheck Fairness Act on Equal Pay Day this week, we applauded his efforts to address the so-called "gender wage gap" but, from a data point of view, mourn the fact that he, like many others before him, is building his case around a flawed number.

Emily Swanson

Poll Shows Americans Are Conflicted Over Equal Pay Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

Here's where the push for equal pay laws may hit a snag: Many Americans agree women have fewer opportunities at work, but few think the answer lies in...

20 Words Every Woman Should Read

Meg Seitz | Posted 06.11.2014 | Women
Meg Seitz

We asked each woman to share who she is, what her business is all about, what inspired her and what advice she would give young entrepreneurs.

It's Time to Fix the Gender Wage Gap

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 06.09.2014 | Women
Marilyn Nagel

Our goal at Watermark is to help women make their mark in their companies, careers and communities through connection, development and advocacy. Today...

Three Things to Think About Following Equal Pay Day

Barbara Lee | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics
Barbara Lee

Elevating women's pay on par with their male counterparts isn't only symbolic, it is practical. Is there a more literal marker of how we value women than how we compensate their time and talent? It is a step forward for women's leadership as well.

This Is Why We're Still Talking About Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 04.08.2014 | Women

This year's Equal Pay Day falls on April 8. The date symbolizes how far into 2014 a woman has to work to earn the same money as her male counterpart d...

WSJ Op-Ed Page Not Too Sure About This 'So-Called Gender Wage Gap'

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business

There is a very real gulf between how much money women and men make. That gender wage gap cannot be argued away. Yet conservative economists keep ...

What Is the Wage Gap Costing You Every Day?

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 06.08.2014 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

Women choose to win lower wages just as much as they choose their gender, ethnicity or race. Making the assertion that the wage gap is somehow women's fault is not only sexist, it's racist too.

President Obama Takes Executive Action for Equal Pay: Now It's Time for Congress to Do Its Part

Linda Meric | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics
Linda Meric

When women do well, our families, communities and local businesses do well. These steps by the president are important to ensure that women and families have the money needed to make ends meet and contribute to the economy.