Women remain a critical part of the workforce. With rising college enrollment, more women are entering classically male-dominated careers. Yet, a gender pay gap persists.
NPR published an article on this issue today, and it deserves attention. I’ve included a link to that article here (NPR Article). Let ... Read More
A significant gender discrimination lawsuit recently reached a proposed settlement of $3 million for 101 women working for Publicis group. The lawsuit grew out of concern by women about the public relations giant’s practices concerning equal pay, promotion and opportunities, as well as specific allegations of open gender inequity.
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Female faculty members at the University of Denver law school could be receiving a major payout if accusations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) prove accurate. In August, the agency sent the university notification that evidence of a gender pay gap was found during a recent investigation. According to ... Read More
The National Committee on Pay Equality named Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Equal Pay Day in an effort to call attention to the inequitable pay gaps that still exist between female and male workers. Each year the organization selects a day to commemorate individuals who are making strides towards pay equality ... Read More
Last Wednesday April 9th, saw the House Republicans vote against the Paycheck Fairness Act—a bill proposed to achieve equal pay. This was the third time the bill had been blocked. The bill specifically intends to shorten the number of reasons a company can cite for paying women less than men.
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Five years since the Fair Pay Act, women still make just seventy-seven cents for every dollar a man earns for performing the same job according to the Department of Labor. In 2009, President Obama passed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act promising equal pay for equal work. However, women are ... Read More