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North Lanarkshire Update

I received rather a strange email from a union member in North Lanarkshire the other day who said that she had been encouraged to join a union recently after being told that this was essential in order for her to pursue an equal payShow More Summary

Equal Pay For Women: 5 GOP Hopefuls Who Just Don't Get It

It was more than twenty years ago, but I still remember the eloquent words spoken by Hillary Clinton at the United Nations World Conference on Women in Beijing. On that day, delegates from more than 180 countries heard Hillary say, "If...Show More Summary

NLC Update (15/05/15)

The picture regarding equal pay and the GMB union in North Lanarkshire is becoming clearer by the day and it does indeed seem to be correct that the GMB restricted the equal pay claims of its members to only three years, i.e. for the so-called protection period under the 1997 Single Status Agreement. Show More Summary

Mission Possible -- and Necessary, and Long Overdue

If we listened to corporate lobbyists and conservative politicians, we'd spend our time dodging imaginary chunks of falling sky. Make sure all workers can earn paid sick days? Higher wages and equal pay? Protections for pregnant workers...Show More Summary

North Lanarkshire Update

The picture regarding equal pay and the GMB union in North Lanarkshire is becoming clearer by the day and it does indeed seem to be correct that the GMB restricted the equal pay claims of its members to only three years, i.e. for the so-called protection period under the 1997 Single Status Agreement. Show More Summary

Pro-life vid of the day: Obama’s latest baby gaffe

by Hans Johnson Like a tree falling in a far-off forest, President Barack Obama committed another little-noticed and hypocritical political gaffe on the Life issue on National Equal Pay Day (ironic on its own given the White House’s record). Show More Summary

On Mother's Day , Meet The Press Highlights America's Lack Of Parental Leave, Equal Pay, And Affordable Childcare

From the May 10 edition of NBC News' Meet The Press: Related: Save The Children Report: USA Is 25th Best Place To Be A Mom

North Lanarkshire Update

I've received some nice messages and kind words about Action 4 Equality Scotland over the past few days including this one which arrived via Facebook. "Thanks Mark for everything you have done, there would have been no equal pay if it wasn't for you, the unions just tagged along because of you. Show More Summary

A New Book Looks At How Working Women Are Shortchanged

An Equal Pay Day protest—photo by the Australian Services Union. We all know that women across the United States make less money than men. But on top of that, the industries that employ majority women are also the most likely industries to lack basic labor laws. Show More Summary

Want Something? Just Ask

In honor of Equal Pay Day this month, I had the opportunity to facilitate a Lean In Facebook Q&A that reached 139,900 people on one of the more challenging sticky floors for women (and men in some cases). That sticky floor is calledShow More Summary

NLC Update (11/11/15)

I spent a fascinating couple of hours at the Glasgow Employment Tribunal the other day listening to the ebb and flow of the arguments in the so-called equal value cases, i.e. the equal pay claims brought by former APT&C staff in North Lanarkshire Council. Show More Summary

5 Ways Smart People Are Solving Income Inequality

Yesterday was “equal pay day day” which is supposed to represent how far a woman needs to work into 2015 to make as much income as a man did in 2014. While lots of people disagree with the premise that the difference in pay is based on discrimination (the Washington Post, for instance, gives the […]

This week at progressive state blogs: equal pay in NH, tax day in MI, sharia fears in ID, guns in VA

This week in progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Let me know via comments or Kosmail if you have a favorite state- or city-based blog you think I should be watching. Show More Summary

Sarah Silverman Apologizes for Fake Story on Equal Pay at Comedy Club

For Americans just learning of feminist comic Sarah Silverman, start with this: She’s not very smart. On Equal Pay Day, April 14, she issued an apology on for lying in an equal-pay anecdote about a comedy club. Where were the...Show More Summary

Daily Fix: Republicans Didn’t Rise to the Occasion for Equal Pay Day and More News Stories

2 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

The state of conversion therapy, campus sexual assault protests at Columbia, Marylin Zuniga and get-well cards for Mumia, an anti-trans bathroom bill in Nevada, abortion laws in Oklahoma, and more!

The Time for Equal Pay is Embarrassingly Overdue

Equal Pay Day came and went this week but pay equity is a stubborn problem that demands our attention beyond a symbolic day on the calendar. We must continue the dialogue. The most recent data (2013) from the federal Bureau of LaborShow More Summary

Lockheed’s Marillyn Hewson is the highest-paid female CEO so far this year

Equal Pay Day, which occurred on Tuesday, highlights how much of a salary gap still exists between men and women in the workplace. But at least a few female CEOs aren't having trouble earning their worth. A USA Today analysis reported Wednesday morning shows that the highest-paid female CEO, among companies that have released their proxy […]

Women almost twice as likely as men to live in poverty during retirement

Yesterday was Equal Pay Day, which marked how far into the year the average American woman must work to earn what her male counterpart earned last year. The gender gap stands at 78 cents to the dollar and hasn’t narrowed in the last decade. As Maya highlighted, at this rate we won’t achieve pay equality until 2058.  But […]

Tens of Thousands of People Have Shared This: Why It's Time for Equal Pay

Yesterday was Equal Pay Day -- the date that marks how many days into 2015 the average woman would have to work to make what the average man did in the previous year. The average American woman will have lost $420,000 over her lifetime because of the earnings gap. Share this video if you agree it's time to fix that. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter

President Obama to Talk to BlogHer Bloggers About Equal Pay and More

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

On Wednesday afternoon, President Obama is hosting a town hall primarily with women who write for the site BlogHer to discuss issues like equal pay and the cost of childcare, pegged to Tax Day (helllllo April 15!) and Equal Pay Day. Read more...

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