The World Economic Forum revised its prediction of when the gender gap will close - it will take 136 years instead of 100 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Labor-force participation among women aged 24 to 54 plummeted during the pandemic and has since settled at levels last seen in early 2018.
MailChimp CEO Ben Chestnut said the company has “work to do” on pay equity. Chestnut’s email to employees followed a Thursday email claiming a pay equity study found no bias. The emails came in response to claims of “sexism and bullying” by Kelly Ellis, who quit Wednesday. Visit the Business […]
Mailchimp engineer Kelly Ellis quit this week, accusing the company of “sexism and bullying.” Mailchimp said it “thoroughly and independently investigated” and found her claim “unsubstantiated.” Read the full email that Mailchimp sent to employees denying Ellis’ allegations. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former Mailchimp engineer […]
CEO Ben Chestnut told employees Friday that Mailchimp hadn't made enough progress, just a day after Mailchimp said its pay equity study found no bias.
A day after Kelly Ellis quit Mailchimp, accusing it of "sexism and bullying," Mailchimp said its investigation found her claims "unsubstantiated."
Google will pay $US2.6 million to settle racial and gender-bias claims, the US Department of Labour said Monday. Google reached the agreement with after a DOL audit found “preliminary” evidence of bias. Google has faced lawsuits before over claims it discriminates against women and people of colour. Visit Business Insider’s […]
The #BlackLivesMatter and #MeToo movements have exploded in recent years, shedding light on systemic racial and gender bias across American society, and in particular, within American workplaces. In 2020, workers spoke publicly in increasing numbers, often by taking their employers to court over pay disparities, harassment and abuse, and toxic […]
JPMorgan Chase & Co. agreed to pay at least $US800,000 in back wages to 93 women as part of a 2017 lawsuit that accused the company of paying women less money than men in the same positions. The company will also allocate $US9 million over five years for compensation adjustments. […]
Latinas endure some of the largest pay gaps of any group – in 2019, they had to work 22 months to make what white men earned in 12 months. Equity can only be achieved if policymakers, companies, and organisations work together to combat pay discrimination. Vote for politicians who support […]
Bridgewater Associates’ director of research has complained she’s paid less than peers, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. Bridgewater, the world’s largest hedge fund with some $US20 billion in assets under managerment, told the paper it found no pay discrepancies during its last audit. The woman is the second this […]
August 28 is Equal Pay Day, which highlights the extra number of days from the end of the previous financial year that women have to work on average to earn the same as men did that year. In Australia, the national pay gap is 14%. Rae Cooper, Professor of Gender, […]
New data showing the world’s highest-paid football players has thrown into sharp contrast the difference in earnings between stars at the top of the men’s and women’s games. The best-paid male footballer on the planet, Lionel Messi, made $US141 million in 2019 through salary and sponsorships. USWNT star Carli Lloyd […]
Americans say time and money are the biggest obstacles keeping them from a healthy lifestyle, according to a recent report from Mindbody, a wellness technology platform. The lack of a support system is also a commonly cited issue. Women struggle with all of these obstacles more than men, the report […]
Frustrated by my pay two years ago, I started informally asking peers what they made. What started as a note on my phone has turned into a spreadsheet shared largely by women across the country to track pay. Armed with numbers, employees can better negotiate – and a study found […]
Few baby boomer women out-earn their partners, but new data from Insider and Morning Consult suggests that things may be changing for younger women. Of baby boomer respondents who said they make more money than their partners, about 18% were women. Of millennials who reported making more than their partners, […]
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency has released a chart identifying the extent of the gender pay gap in each Australian state. The release coincides Equal Pay Day on Wednesday 28 August, marking the 59 extra days women have to work to earn the same amount as men in a financial […]