I get emails from readers every day asking what they can do if anything to help in the fight for equal pay with Glasgow City Council. Now the focus for the past few months has been on the Court of Session and its decision to uphold the...Show More Summary
One of the great contradictions of America is that inequality is still rampant—despite the widespread belief that hard work can overcome any barrier. Women, for example, are still paid less than men and the wage gap for women of color in the workforce is even greater than it is for white women. Show More Summary
Serena Williams is speaking out in honor of Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. The 35-year-old tennis star penned a moving essay acknowledging “the many realities black women face every day,” including that black women make 63 cents for every dollar a white man earns. “Growing up, I was told I couldn’t accomplish my dreams because [...]
Black Women’s Equal Pay Day shows how far into 2017 black women need to work to make as much as white men did in 2016.
July 31 is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. That means that this is the day in 2017 when black women have finally caught up with what white men were paid in 2016. Thanks, wage gap! While we often hear the (accurate as far as it goes) statistic...Show More Summary
Tennis star Serena Williams reminded black women to "be fearless" in a letter she wrote honoring Black Women's Equal Pay Day.
It's the last day of July which means, thanks to a pesky thing called inequality, that black women are only now catching up to their male counterparts earnings from 2016. That's right—according to the Economic Policy Institute, it takes...Show More Summary
Black Women's Equal Pay Day Today, we commiserate Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. The gap between the earnings of black women and white men is so large that, essentially, up to today black women have been working for free. Think of it as...Show More Summary
Black women make only 63 cents to a man’s dollar in America.
Black women would need to work more than 66 years to make what white men make in only 40 years. Continue reading…
In a piece for Fortune, titled "How Black Women Can Close the Pay Gap," tennis legend Serena Williams writes about today being Black Women's Equal Pay Day and the day "shines a light on the long-neglected fact that the gender pay gap hits women of color the hardest."
Black women have to work eight months longer than their white male counterparts to make the same amount of money.
July 31st is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. July 31st is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, the day that marks how long into 2017 an African American woman would have to work in order to be paid the same wages as her white male counterpart was paid last year. Show More Summary
A reader from Glasgow sent me an email the other day about an unsolicited letter from the law firm Dallas McMillan. Hi Mark I thought I'd let you know that just before I chucked my letter from DM in the bin the following words caught my eye: "If we are successful with your claim, you would receive 80% of your settlement sum. Show More Summary
A reader from Glasgow has been in touch to ask if i know anything about the Dallas McMillan law firm which has appeared on the scene in recent days. I don't know much I'm afraid other than what anyone can read via the internet, but I...Show More Summary
Android's maker has been ordered to hand over 8,000 employees' contact info for failing to adhere to equal pay laws. It's been a few days since a judge ruled that Google had to hand over 8,000 of its employees' contact information to the U.S. Show More Summary
The gender pay gap comes from many interwoven factors, but it also has many interwoven solutions.
I said the other day that I would explain more about the staff groups who were deliberately excluded (by the City Council and local trade unions) from receiving 'Equal Pay - Compensation Payments' back in 2005. So here you are: Clerical...Show More Summary
I promised the other day to share information on the blog site about the 'Equal Pay Compensation Payments' agreed between Glasgow City Council and the local trade unions back in 2005. So here's an extract from an official document that...Show More Summary
I've been preoccupied with the fight for equal pay in Glasgow in recent days, but I've finally got round to setting my thoughts down about Jeremy Corbyn. If the opinion polls are correct, a lot of people, particularly younger people,...Show More Summary