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Dying for Equal Pay

I wrote a post the other day which mentioned that a client in Glasgow had passed away while waiting for their equal pay claim to be settled. Now this is a regular occurrence, not least because many council employers have been dragging...Show More Summary

Equal Pay Day!

Today is Equal Pay Day in the UK during and if this Twitter photo is anything to go by, all kinds of people including Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will be keen to emphasise their public support for the concept of 'equal pay for work of equal point'. Show More Summary

Latina Equal Pay Day: Women's Campaigns For Economic Justice Go On After Election Day

Latina Equal Pay Day 2016 is Tuesday, November 1. This Day of Action commemorates the fact that Latinas are paid 54 cents on the dollar to while, male workers in similar jobs. November 1 marks the 11 additional months that the average...Show More Summary

French women urged to walk out of work over pay disparity

Equality campaigners say stopping work until end of the year – in effect taking 38.2 days off – would highlight gender pay gap French women are being urged to walk out of work at 16:34 on Monday to protest against being paid less than their male colleagues. Show More Summary

Equal Pay For Latinas Makes Economic Sense

How would you feel if your paycheck was cut in half? What if you found out that the white gentleman sitting next to you, working the same hours and doing the same work, earned almost twice as much as you? This Latina Equal Pay Day we are highlighting the everyday reality Hispanic and Latina women face in the United States. Show More Summary

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Check out 15 Indigenous women on the frontlines of the Dakota Access Pipeline Resistance. Today is Latina Equal Pay Day. Why it’s important to make that distinction. Nameplate necklaces: this shit is for us. Fuck voter suppression. A huge global family planning initiative is at its midpoint. How are we doing? Nike wants to empower young women. So […]

Death vs. Another Hospital Stay: Study Suggests Medicare Should Weigh Them Equally When Paying Hospitals

A new analysis suggests that Medicare should focus more on how well hospitals do at actually keeping patients alive during the first 30 days after a hospitalization, in addition to how well they do at keeping patients from being readmitted..

Apple, Facebook, Nike & Other Companies Take The White House Equal Pay Pledge

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

August 26th was Women’s Equality Day and to mark the significance of the day, President Obama announced that 29 major U.S. employers have taken the White House Equal Pay Pledge. Under this pledge, the companies promise to do their p...

83% of Registered Black Women Support Equal Pay, and They Vote

Today is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. It’s almost September, and black women, who earn just 66 cents to the dollar of white men, have hit the point in the year when their earnings, added to last year’s, match what their white male counterparts made in 2015. According to the Economic Policy Institute, the wages of black women compared with white women are falling further behind.

More companies commit to equal pay pledge on Women's Equality Day

3 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Facebook, Apple, and CVS are among 29 companies that on Friday promised to work toward erasing the gender pay gap by signing onto the White House’s Equal Pay Pledge, the Obama administration announced Friday. With the new commitments, more than 50 companies employing millions of people have signed...

Tech giants pledge to close the gender pay gap

To celebrate Women's Equality Day, President Obama has announced a group of 29 major US employers who have signed the White House Equal Pay Pledge and promised to help close the gender pay gap. On the list are 10 top tech giants including Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Intel and IBM. Source: The White House

A Bunch of Big Companies Have Joined the White House Pledge to Close the Gender Gap

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

On Friday, Women’s Equality Day , the Obama administration added a number of big businesses to the White House’s Equal Pay Pledge. Read more...

These 55 Companies Are Committed To Equal Pay

Today is Women's Equality Day, and to celebrate, 29 companies have newly committed to the White House Equal Pay Pledge.

Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and other industry giants sign pledge to pay women equally

Two months ago, the White House first announced its Equal Play Pledge — a plan to end the salary gap between men and women in the private sector. Today, on Women’s Equality Day, 29 new signatures were added to a growing chorus of companies who demand equal pay for both sexes. Show More Summary

On Women’s Equality Day, More Tech Companies Promise Change

Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft have signed the White House Equal Pay Pledge. But now comes the real work. The post On Women's Equality Day, More Tech Companies Promise Change appeared first on WIRED.

We’ve Finally Reached 2016 African American Women’s Equal Pay Day

  Today we commemorate “African American Women’s Equal Pay Day,” the day in the year when African American women’s wages finally catch up to what men earned last year.  It is important to note that African American Women’s Equal Pay Day comes nearly four months after “Women’s Equal Pay Day,”which included wages of women of […]

Celebrate Women's Equality Day By Calling For The Healthy Families Act

When my husband and I moved to Milwaukee in the early '80s, one of us needed a job with health insurance. I applied to be a word processor at the phone company. It was a union job with decent pay. But the person who offered me the position made one thing very clear: "You can't be sick for five years," she told me. Show More Summary

Email from Charles W. Scharf: Why equal pay is good business

On Women's Equality Day, Charles W. Scharf, CEO of Visa, sent the below message to the White House email list. If you didn't get the message, you can sign up here. In June, the White House convened women from around the world for the...Show More Summary

Female Political Leaders Are the Route to Closing the Gender Pay Gap

Today is Women’s Equality Day in the U.S., the 96th anniversary of when American women finally won the right to vote in 1920. Woodrow Wilson entered office at the pinnacle of the women’s suffrage movement in 1913, and thanks to committed...Show More Summary

It’s All About the Tubmans: An Important Step toward Equal Pay on Women’s Equality Day

“At a time when women are increasingly the breadwinners in our households, paying them less makes it harder for families to cover the necessities like child care or health care, just to pay the bills. It makes it harder for a family to save, harder for families to retire. Show More Summary

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