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Glasgow Equal Pay Claims

I've had a big response to my post the other day about equal pay claims in Glasgow City Council and h ere's what one reader had to say. Hi Mark On reading your post about the equal pay for home carers I would very much like for you to take on my case. Show More Summary

Glasgow MSPs and MPs

Polling Day in the local council elections in on Thursday and on the subject of equal pay the two big parties are like 'chalk and cheese'. While the leader of the SNP Group Cllr Susan Aitken set out the views of her party on this long standing issue, Labour's Frank McAveety couldn't even take the trouble to explain or defend his own corner. Show More Summary

Ask LH: Can Australia Make Me Pay Traffic Fines If I Live Overseas?

Dear Lifehacker, I live in the USA. I was driving in Australia last Autumn and got four tickets in the course of one day from highway cameras equalling $1000 in fines. I can't afford to pay this, so I haven't. Is there any recourse that the AU government can take against me back in the USA? More »      

Glasgow MSPs and MPs

Polling day for the local council elections is on Thursday (4th May) and another Glasgow politician has been in touch with a message of support regarding the long standing fight for equal pay with the City Council. "Glasgow City Council...Show More Summary

Glasgow - Court of Session

Regular readers will recall that the Court of Session, Scotland's highest civil court, is due to deal with the outstanding equal pay claims involving Glasgow City Council. In the days leading up to the local council elections on Thursday 4th May 2017. Show More Summary

3 Million and Counting

The blog site racked up 3 million visitors the other day. Not bad for something that started as a sideline in the fight for equal pay, but evolved over time into a crucial tool for spreading the word and keeping people informed. I don't...Show More Summary

Women: Learn how to get what you deserve at work!

Women in the workplace. It’s a hot topic these days. Maternity leave and equal pay. Being pulled in different directions. Leaning in. Climbing ladders. Breaking ceilings. Some interesting facts about women and work: More women are getting 4-year degrees and […]

#20PercentCounts: A Nation Comes Together in Support of Equal Pay

#20PercentCounts Three months and four days. This is how much longer, on average, women in the United States had to work to make what their male counterparts did over the  last year; Women in the United States had to work all of 2016 plus up until April 4 th, 2017 to catch up to what men earned in 2016. Show More Summary

Compare and Contrast

By way of contrast to Labour 's abject silence on the issue of equal pay - here's what the leader of the SNP Group, Cllr Susan Aitken, had to say on the subject via Twitter the other day. I imagine Frank McAveety's going to regret saying...Show More Summary

The Radicalism of ‘Equal Pay Day

Equal Pay Day, which publicizes the 80 cents earned by women for every dollar earned by men, lost some steam once critics began pointing out that even its promoters pay their female employees less than their male employees. Perhaps most...Show More Summary

US says pay discrimination against women at Google is ‘extreme,’ a charge it denies

In an ongoing investigation, the U.S. Department of Labor has accused Google Inc. of paying its female employees less than its male counterparts. A week after Equal Pay Day in the U.S. and reports surfacing that suggest the tech industry...Show More Summary

Elizabeth Warren Reportedly Pays Women Less Than Men

Elizabeth Warren usually commemorates Equal Pay Day with an impassioned speech on the U.S. Senate floor. On April 4 of this year, however, the Massachusetts Democrat who is an outspoken foe of income inequality and the gender pay gap apparently made no mention of equal pay. Pay discrimination has been illegal in the U.S. Show More Summary

So much for Equal Pay Day: Google accused of 'very significant' pay discrimination

The Labor Department claimed Friday that Google has fostered an "extreme" gender pay gap across its entire workforce. The bombshell accusation stems from an ongoing investigation into the search giant's payroll practices, The Guardian first reported. Show More Summary

Google denies labor department’s claim that gender-based pay inequities are “systemic” at the company

Happy belated Equal Pay Day! The U.S. Department of Labor testified in court today that pay inequities at Google are “systemic,” The Guardian reports. Earlier this month, Google said it had closed the gender pay gap globally. “We found systemic compensation disparities against women pretty much across the entire workforce,” Department of Labor Regional Director… Read More

NAMING AND SHAMING:Elizabeth Warren Goes Silent on Equal Pay Day After Free Beacon Report….

NAMING AND SHAMING:Elizabeth Warren Goes Silent on Equal Pay Day After Free Beacon Report.

Gina Rodriguez: Latinos Need To Work Together To Close The Wage Gap

Gina Rodriguez wants Latinos to understand that unity can truly pay off. The “Jane the Virgin” star spoke to Latina magazine in honor of Equal Pay Day on Tuesday. During the interview, Rodriguez discussed the wage gap and how Latinos...Show More Summary

No, Elizabeth Warren Doesn't Pay Women Less Than Men

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON? On Equal Pay Day on Tuesday, the Washington Free Beacon misleadingly accused Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) of paying women 30 percent less than men in her own office in 2016. That certainly would be hypocritical of her,...Show More Summary

SILENT SQUAW: Elizabeth Warren Goes Silent on Equal Pay Day After Free Beacon Report. Sen. Elizab…

SILENT SQUAW: Elizabeth Warren Goes Silent on Equal Pay Day After Free Beacon Report. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) failed to acknowledge Equal Pay Day for the first time in her Senate career after it was reported on Tuesday that women working in her Senate office earned just 71 percent of what was earned by […]

New York City just took a major step toward equal pay

The day after Equal Pay Day, New York City took a major step toward salary equity.  The New York City Council passed a bill on Wednesday that makes it illegal for employers to ask for potential employees' salary histories — a milestone...Show More Summary

Equal Pay Day Is Not Equal At All for Women of Color

"We need to stop buying into the myth about gender equality. It isn't a reality yet. Today, women make up half of the U.S. workforce, but the average working woman earns only 77 percent of what the average working man makes. But unless...Show More Summary

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