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Gender Wage Gap

What Happens When Women 'Marry Down'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.17.2013 | Women

Should women be marrying men who make less money to better retain their own incomes? According to one study, high-earning women (of which there are mo...

Is The Gender Gap 'Muted?'

Posted 07.01.2013 | Women

Is the gender gap "muted?" Yes, according to Thomson Reuters' New Professional Survey, the results of which were released last week. The survey pol...

Housework Gap Fuels the Wage Gap

Liz O'Donnell | Posted 08.25.2013 | Women
Liz O'Donnell

With so many American families relying on female breadwinners to contribute at least some part of the necessary income to maintain their households, it's imperative we close the both the housework gap and the wage gap, and help women access the top salaries.

3 Reasons The Wage Gap Isn't A Myth

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.24.2013 | Women

Is the gender wage gap a myth? That's what a piece on PolicyMic last week suggested. Blogger Matt Vespa argues that the Paycheck Fairness Act,...

Jan Diehm

LOOK: The Gender Gap We Don't Talk About

HuffingtonPost.com | Jan Diehm | Posted 11.11.2013 | Women

"While much remains to be done to achieve full equality of economic opportunity ... this legislation is a significant step forward," President John F....

Shining a Light on the Wage Gap

Heidi Hartmann | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics
Heidi Hartmann

In an age where women in the United States are almost half the workforce, are more likely to gain higher levels of education than men, and increasingly are the main or co-breadwinner in families, we cannot wait for another 44 years for the gender wage gap to be finally relegated to the history books.

American Woman Becomes Highest-Paid Exec In Britain

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business

An American female executive has finally risen to the top of one nation's pay ranks. Burberry CEO and Indiana native, Angela Ahrendts, is now the ...

Here's One Way To Shrink The Gender Pay Gap

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.06.2013 | Business

Raising the federal minimum wage would have an unexpected effect on how much women earn relative to men, according to a recent analysis from the Natio...

New Study On Why Women Make Less Than Men

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business

Men and women who work the same job actually get paid about the same when they are starting out in their careers, according to a study released Thursd...

Should You Hire A Woman To Do This?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.22.2013 | Women

Should female investors seek out female financial consultants? That's the question posed by Geoff Williams of U.S. News Money. He spoke with Karen ...

The Staggering Cost Of The Gender Wage Gap Revealed

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 05.10.2013 | Business

It's still a man's world. And to make a man's amount of money over her career, the typical working women would have to put in an extra decade of work....

What 'Leaning In' Was Like In The '70s And '80s

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.08.2013 | Women

We've been talking a lot about women and work recently, from "leaning in" to the depressing fact that women still make 77 cents to a man's dollar. How...

World's 50 Best Restaurant List Shows Women And Minorities Shut Out Of Restaurant Industry

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.14.2013 | Black Voices

Despite the 2013 world's best restaurant hailing from Spain, you'd be hard pressed to find a person of color among the annual ranking of highly regard...

Laura Bassett

House Republicans Block Vote On Equal Pay

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

House GOP leadership is not likely to bring the Paycheck Fairness Act up for a vote any time soon, but House Democrats used a procedural move to force...

LOOK: An Amazing Equal Pay Prank

Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.11.2013 | Women

A Swiss bank found an effective way of demonstrating the frustrations of the gender pay gap to its male customers: men withdrawing cash from the bank'...

Laura Bassett

Districts With Widest Gender Wage Gaps Have Congressmen Who Oppose Fair Pay Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

Four out of five of the U.S. congressional districts with the widest wage gaps between men and women are represented by congressmen who oppose equal p...

Nearly 100 Percent Of American Women Stuck In Jobs That Typically Pay Men More

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 05.10.2013 | Business

If you insist on celebrating Equal Pay Day, just admit it's in name only. Because as late as 2011, 97 percent of full-time working women were in jobs ...

Sallie Krawcheck, Mascara and Equal Pay

Liz O'Donnell | Posted 06.09.2013 | Women
Liz O'Donnell

From mascara to mortgages, women's paychecks are stretching further and further each year. The items we purchase aren't discounted 23 percent, yet our paychecks are. It doesn't add up.

How to Tackle Your Gender Wage Gap

Kate McGuinness | Posted 06.09.2013 | Women
Kate McGuinness

This year, Equal Pay Day falls on April 9. The date symbolically marks the number of extra days, on average, women would have to work in 2013 to earn as much as men did in 2012. Think about that when your alarm clock rings tomorrow. The same amount!

13 Countries That Make America's Gender Pay Gap Look Embarrassing

Posted 04.09.2013 | Business

Fifty years ago today, President John F. Kennedy’s Equal Pay Act was signed into law with the express purpose of ensuring that women get paid equall...

LOOK: The Cities With The Largest Wage Gaps

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 04.09.2013 | Women

In the metropolitan area with the worst discrepancy, women make an average of 73 cents for every dollar paid to men.

Why Men Are Still Getting The Highest-Paying Jobs

Posted 03.22.2013 | Women

By: Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily Contributor Published: 03/21/2013 07:35 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily Despite the popular sentiment that women ...

The Recovery Is Hurting Women

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 03.07.2013 | Business

The economy may be recovering, but it’s leaving women behind. The pay gap between male and female workers widened last year for the first time s...

Just How Far Have Women Come For Equal Pay?

Posted 03.05.2013 | Women

Neale Godfrey | The Daily Muse "Equal pay for equal work” sounds like a simple concept, and the ideal way of life. But how close are we to actual...

Women Spend How Many Days Working For Free?

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.10.2013 | Business

Women workers are spending weeks toiling away for free as their male colleagues get paid -- about 11 weeks and 3 days per year to be exact, according ...