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It seems to be a theme in my life, well part of it. So much change in the last few years, from innumerable personal losses, job changes which just meant moving from one job I don’t love to ...
by Ellinorianne
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 09:07 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
By Katie Hegarty , Online Outreach Assistant Cross-posted from NWLC's blog The Academy Awards are, in one word, big. Big awards, big celebrities, big blockbusters, big hair…and in recent years, a ...
by National Womens Law Center
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 09:46 AM PST with 4 Recommends
The wage gap has for a very long time been a hobby horse of women's activists but in reality these gaps appear between just about every identity group we can think of. I support the presidents ...
by BeingHuman
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Jan 30, 2015 at 06:06 AM PST with 2 Recommends
By Liz Watson, Senior Counsel, National Women's Law Center Read more on our blog. Because of a new rule out today from the Department of Labor, home care workers will no longer be left out of the ...
by National Womens Law Center
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Sep 17, 2013 at 11:16 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
By Fatima Goss Graves , Kate Gallagher Robbins , and Liz Watson Cross-Posted from NWLC's blog Each September the U.S. Census Bureau puts out information on the annual earnings of male and female ...
by National Womens Law Center
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Sep 04, 2013 at 01:18 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Accordingly to an article entitled, “More Women Are bringing Home the Bacon…, ” heralding women’s gains in pay equity, a recent Pew study revealed that an impressive number of married ...
by Geminijen
Comment Count 57 comments on Sun Jun 23, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
The chart shows the 2009 pay gap for women who graduated the year before with bachelor’s degree. The column on the left shows the pay gap for those working full-time one year after college ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 12:13 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
Too many managers today still bring a 1950s mindset to the 21st century workplace. In the 50s and early 60s, shows like Leave it to Beaver taught Americans that “a woman’s place is in the home ...
by National Womens Law Center
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Jun 10, 2013 at 10:29 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
To submit questions or comments, tweet them to #AskEqualPay. Thank you! Hi all! Today is the 50th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act, which was signed by President John F. Kennedy to prohibit pay ...
by Elisa
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Jun 10, 2013 at 08:59 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
By Fatima Goss Graves , Vice President for Education and Employment, National Women's Law Center Cross-posted from NWLC's blog Four years ago today President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair ...
by National Womens Law Center
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 07:43 AM PST with 12 Recommends
By Emily Martin, NWLC Vice President and General Counsel, and Amy Tannenbaum, NWLC Program Assistant A few themes have dominated the media after Wednesday's first presidential debate: was the ...
by National Womens Law Center
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Oct 05, 2012 at 10:03 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Republicans may be hypocrites on a lot of issues, but equal pay is not one of them. They don't believe in it, and they don't practice it. Female Republican House staffers make, on average, $10,...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Jul 12, 2012 at 10:39 AM PDT with 64 Recommends
You would think that closing the wage gap and strengthening equal pay laws would not be controversial. The Equal Pay Act is nearly a half-century old now, and although it went a long way toward ...
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu May 24, 2012 at 11:07 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Stop sweating, Mitt: It's a simple question. Paycheck Fairness, yes or no? (Jim Young/Reuters) Senate Democrats are trying to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, to take the next big step past the ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed May 02, 2012 at 07:29 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Yesterday Laura Clawson posted Women earn less than men in 19 of 20 most common women's jobs and 19 of 20 most common men's jobs . Funny you should mention… Just yesterday the Center for ...
by rserven
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Apr 17, 2012 at 08:00 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
It's a day ending in Y, which means if you glance around, you'll find yet another piece of evidence showing the persistence of the gender wage gap, and Tuesday is Equal Pay Day, which means there'...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Apr 16, 2012 at 02:52 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
Oh, Newt. You're such an [asshole http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2011/12/05/382314/gingrich-dismisses-gender-pay-gap/]:
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 99 comments on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 03:59 PM PST with 91 Recommends
This is a series of ongoing women’s consciousness raising sessions.This is how it works: We are inviting women from diverse cultures, races, sexual orientation, and all who self-...
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 124 comments on Tue Sep 20, 2011 at 03:00 PM PDT with 76 Recommends
By Julie Vogtman , Senior Counsel for Family Economic Security, National Women's Law Center Cross-posted from NWLC's blog,
by National Womens Law Center
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Sep 13, 2011 at 01:23 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
The wealth, income and wage gap in America will continue to widen under President Obama. In 2008, union activists were fantasizing about an Obama administration committed to a remix of the ...
by laborlou
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Dec 31, 2010 at 12:01 PM PST with 3 Recommends