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US Men’s National Team players broke their silence on equal pay and gender discrimination, calling for the women’s team to earn ‘triple’ the men’s pay

The USMNT broke its silence on the USWNT’s equal pay and gender discrimination lawsuit Wednesday. In a damning statement released by the players association, the men said US Soccer – both teams’ governing body – “had no intention of compensating the women fairly” because it was “trying to protect their […]
US Men’s National Team players broke their silence on equal pay and gender discrimination, calling for the women’s team to earn ‘triple’ the men’s pay
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Serena Williams credits her daughter and the USWNT for inspiring her renewed efforts to combat gender inequality in sports: ‘They encourage me to want to continue to fight’

Serena Williams is doubling down on her efforts to fight gender inequality. The 23-time Grand Slam champion is working with Secret Deodorant to commission a “Gender Inequality in Sports” and pledge $US1 million to support equality programs. Williams said she was inspired by the USWNT – which is engaged in […]
Serena Williams credits her daughter and the USWNT for inspiring her renewed efforts to combat gender inequality in sports: ‘They encourage me to want to continue to fight’
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The WNBA has a new agreement that increases player salaries, ensures maternity leave, and improves marketing and travel for the league

The WNBA and the WNBA Players Association have agreed to a new, eight-year collective bargaining agreement. For the first time in league history, the average WNBA player will earn a six-figure salary while top players are eligible for annual compensation that could push $US500,000. Other changes include fully-paid maternity leave, […]
The WNBA has a new agreement that increases player salaries, ensures maternity leave, and improves marketing and travel for the league
News

12 surprising women from history who paved the road to equal pay

The fight for women’s pay equality has raged among activists, celebrities, and lawmakers for nearly half a century. Despite landmark American laws, women working in the US still face major obstacles, including a gender-based pay gap that costs them thousands of dollars every year. The battle for equal pay is […]
12 surprising women from history who paved the road to equal pay
Lifestyle

20 vintage photos of women in the workplace

Women have been unsung heroes of the worldwide workforce for centuries. More recently, they were vital in World War I and II, taking jobs on both sides of the Atlantic the world previously thought only men could hold such as in arms factories, steel mills, and on farms. Throughout the […]
20 vintage photos of women in the workplace
Tech

Marc Benioff says that before Salesforce buys a startup, he does ‘due diligence’ on a company’s culture and how it pays employees

At the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference on Thursday, Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff addressed sexual harassment and the wage gap in Silicon Valley. Benioff said he now looks at a company’s culture and how it pays employees when he’s considering an acquisition for Salesforce. Benioff spoke about the infamous […]
Marc Benioff says that before Salesforce buys a startup, he does ‘due diligence’ on a company’s culture and how it pays employees
Tech

‘People in their 20s really never used dating apps until Tinder:’ Match Group CEO talks about the changing dating scene at IGNITION 2018

Match Group CEO Mandy Ginsberg was interviewed Monday at Business Insider’s IGNITION 2018, where she discussed the changing scene of online dating and the tech industry’s “bro culture.” Companies under Match Group include Tinder, Hinge, and Plenty of Fish, online dating platforms that Ginsberg said are helping the company transform […]
‘People in their 20s really never used dating apps until Tinder:’ Match Group CEO talks about the changing dating scene at IGNITION 2018
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It’s Equal Pay Day — and the wage gap is better than everyone thinks

Women earn less than men, but sexism isn’t always to blame. Many factors – including work experience, career choice, education, and negotiation – play a role in the gender wage gap. Tuesday is Equal Pay Day. Celebrated every April, the day marks how far into the next calendar year the […]
It’s Equal Pay Day  —  and the wage gap is better than everyone thinks
Strategy

The 34 jobs in the US where women typically make more money than men

The gender pay gap is still prevalent across American industries. Business Insider used US Census data to find and rank the jobs where women are typically earning more than men. Among the professions were automotive body repairers, proofreaders, and healthcare social workers. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. March […]
The 34 jobs in the US where women typically make more money than men
Strategy

6 of the biggest companies in the US that are best for women

The billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones cofounded the nonprofit Just Capital in 2013 to measure what Americans want from corporations and which of these companies are contributing to a “more just” society. Just has looked at companies in the Russell 1000 that have done an internal pay equity analysis, foster […]
6 of the biggest companies in the US that are best for women
News

4-time Oscar nominee Michelle Williams was reportedly paid 8 times less than Mark Wahlberg for ‘All the Money in the World’ — with comparable screen time

According to a story in The Hollywood Reporter, Michelle Williams was paid nearly ten times less than co-star Mark Wahlberg for “All the Money in the World.” Last week news surfaced that Williams got paid under $US1,000 for the reshoots needed to replace Kevin Spacey with Christopher Plummer, while Wahlberg […]
4-time Oscar nominee Michelle Williams was reportedly paid 8 times less than Mark Wahlberg for ‘All the Money in the World’  —  with comparable screen time
Markets

Sorry, But The Gender Wage Gap Isn’t Going Away

[credit provider=”Flickr/mahalie” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mahalie/154017705/in/photostream/”] A recent report by Natalia A. Kolesnikova and Yang Liu from the St. Louis Fed highlights the ever-shrinking gender wage gap. According to the BLS, the gender earnings gap has plummeted from 36.5 per cent in 1979 to just 16.5 per cent in 2011.The earnings gap alone […]
Sorry, But The Gender Wage Gap Isn’t Going Away
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