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Pay Inequity

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...

The Working Mom Problem No One Is Talking About

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.14.2014 | Business

Pundits, CEOs and columnists constantly debate whether women can “have it all.” But a large swath of working mothers in America have no choice, bu...

Monkeys Join Wall Street Protest

Frans de Waal | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
Frans de Waal

From this experiment and others like it, we believe in an inborn sense of fairness. But there is more: primate studies also tell us something about empathy and altruism. In contrast to inequity, which is on the rise in our society, empathy appears in decline.

This Labor Day, Consider This ...

Posted 06.11.2013 | Women

As Labor Day approaches and we all reflect on the work we and others do, it's worth keeping in mind how fairly we are compensated for that work, and w...

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?

The "Man-cession:" Why Less for Men Doesn't Mean More for Women

Christine Bork | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Christine Bork

The story that women seem to be faring better than men in this economic climate is a nice one. But the sobering truth is that working women are shouldering the brunt of this recession.

Now We're Supposed to Fret that She's Not a Mother?

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bella DePaulo

Are you persuaded that Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan is not gay, and that it should never have mattered anyway? Good, because now we can move on to her next supposed shortcoming.