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
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) appears to be on the verge of issuing new guidelines on pregnancy discrimination. Following a large and rapidly increasing number of lawsuits centering around pregnancy bias, the EEOC seems poised to take action following comments made by Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr. ... Read More
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
The effort to require employers to demonstrate a justifiable business reason for paying women less than men and to prohibit employers from retaliating against women who reveal their wage information has failed to pass Congress.
Many of our women clients earn less than men working in similar positions. While the ... Read More