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Wage Disparity

Raising the Floor for Home Care Workers Is Critical to the Nation's Economic Future

Angela Glover Blackwell | Posted 09.14.2014 | Politics
Angela Glover Blackwell

In the decades to come, raising the floor for home care workers will become increasingly important. Unfortunately, many of those who take care of our most vulnerable - even full-time workers - are still in poverty.

'The Rise Of The New Global Elite'

The Atlantic | Chrystia Freeland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Before the recession, it was relatively easy to ignore this concentration of wealth among an elite few. The wondrous inventions of the modern economy-...

Families Cannot Afford to Wait: Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act Now

Marcia D. Greenberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia D. Greenberger

New poverty and wage data released yesterday paint a grim picture of the economic prospects for American families dependent on women wage earners. Yes...

Consequences of Unequal Distribution of Wealth: The Rich Get Richer...

Saul Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Saul Friedman

In his inaugural speech, President Obama said, "The nation cannot prosper long when it favors only the prosperous." But that's exactly what has happened, reports a new British book called The Spirit Level.

Make Equal Pay Day Obsolete

Deborah J. Vagins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah J. Vagins

When people hear about the sex-based wage gap, they are often surprised. After all, the Equal Pay Act was passed in 1963 -- so why does the difference continue?

Happy (Un)equal Pay Day

Linda Hallman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Hallman

In the current economic downturn, with more women than ever serving as breadwinners, pay equality is absolutely a family issue.

For Women, What a Difference a Year Almost Made

Lilly Ledbetter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lilly Ledbetter

One year after President Obama signed his first piece of legislation -- the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act -- the job of ending illegal wage discrimination is incomplete.

Top 10 Reasons This Woman Can't Write for Late Night Comedy Shows

Catie Lazarus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Catie Lazarus

My lady sensibility is limited to menstruation (hilarious), babies (adorable), and unicorns mating (adorably hilarious).

Peaceful Revolution: Close the Wage Gap

Dionna Humphrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dionna Humphrey

The Equal Pay Act is more than 40 years old, and it needs updating.

What Do Women Want?

Marcia Greenberger and Nancy Duff Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia Greenberger and Nancy Duff Campbell

Women are far more pessimistic than men in their attitudes about the status quo. Whether it is the price of food and fuel or disparities in the workplace, they feel the impact more than their male counterparts.