gender wage gap

Rise Up

Women Deserve Equal Work for Equal Pay, But the Wage Gap Continues to Widen

At the rate the American workforce is going, it will take another 217 years before the country achieves gender parity.
Alice Rowsome
golden globes

How Catt Sadler's Story of Unequal Pay Made Golden Globes History

Her battle with E! News over gender wage disparity in December made a big appearance on the red carpet.
Kimberly Lawson
The Rundown

Iceland's New Gender Parity Law Might Spark an Equal Pay Push Worldwide

The island nation is smashing the glass ceiling, and hopefully other countries will follow.
Aaron Barksdale
Rise Up

Here's Why Hope Solo is Fighting the United States Soccer Federation

The high profile soccer star is unapologetically demanding that female athletes be paid at the same rate as their male counterparts.
Kastalia Medrano

Cafe Charges Male Customers 18 Percent 'Man Tax'

In Australia, a café is charging male customers more to raise awareness of the gender wage gap. But are such measures useful—or even legal?
Sirin Kale
gender inequality

​It Took 35 Years to Narrow the Gender Pay Gap by 20 Cents

The results of a new survey indicate that the wage gap is closing, though not very quickly and not for everyone. We talked to a workplace equality expert on the work that still needs to be done to achieve equal pay.
Kimberly Lawson

Women Do Ask for Raises—They Just Don't Receive Them, Study Says

A new study on the gender wage gap disputes the theory that women are often paid less than men because they never ask for raises.
Kimberly Lawson
wage gap

Congress to Consider Landmark Bill to Help Close the Gender Wage Gap

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton plans to introduce a bill to help close the gender wage gap by forbidding employers from asking the salary history of job candidates.
Candace Bryan

Basketball’s Gender Wage Gap Is Even Worse Than You Think

While NBA players are paid about 50 percent of league revenue, WNBA players appear to earn 33 percent.
David Berri