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How to Be Harrowing

Writers like Amy Leach and Rebecca Solnit help me believe that the harrowing essay will not rule the day, and that writing that pays careful attention to the world and to language, tone, and metaphorical resonance can be equally powerful as and far more enduring than the personal essay with the most online shares. The post How to Be Harrowing appeared first on The Millions.

First Minister and Equal Pay

My post from yesterday about the First Minister, Glasgow City Council and equal pay resulted in a record day for visits to the blog site. I also circulated the post to all MSPs and MPs in the Glasgow area with the message that politicians can expect to hear from their local constituents in the run-up to the local council elections on 4th May 2017. Show More Summary

Glasgow - Court of Session

The Court of Session, Scotland's highest civil court, has set the following dates to deal with the outstanding equal pay claims against Glasgow City Council. 25th to 27th April 2017 - a three day hearing on the pay protection and assimilation...Show More Summary

Glasgow and Equal Pay

Lots of readers have been in touch in response to my post the other day which featured a some fighting talk from Frank McAveety, the Labour leader of Glasgow City Council. Frank was effectively telling the Scottish Government to 'man-up' and provide extra funding to support big building projects in Glasgow. Show More Summary

Politicians Honor MLK Day While Working Against The Rights He Fought For

Politicians across the U.S. marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year by sharing photos of the civil rights hero and remembering his fight for equality. Some of the people paying tribute did so despite having actively fought against the causes that Dr. Show More Summary

Apple commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Apple is today commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a famous quote on the front page of its website that promotes equality. Paying homage to the legendary civil rights leader is a tradition for Apple, which has become increasingly focused on supporting equal rights and fighting discrimination in recent years. Show More Summary

People Make Glasgow

'People Make Glasgow' is the City Council's new marketing slogan, as I said on the blog site the other day. And that's as true about the fight for equal pay in Glasgow as it is of anything else - people power counts, or to put it another way 'many hands make light work'. Show More Summary

First Minister and Equal Pay

I received a quick response from Nicola Sturgeon, the MSP for Glasgow Southside, whom I contacted the other day regarding the ongoing fight for equal pay in Glasgow City Council. At this stage I hope that all of Glasgow's MSPs will give...Show More Summary

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone - may all your hopes and dreams come true in 2017!! If you're involved in the fight for equal pay with Glasgow City Council, you have another day or two before the campaign begins in earnest. So keep spreading the word to your friends, colleagues and co-workers. Show More Summary

How to get your buyer’s offer (or counter-offer) accepted

These days, when lenders compete on the speed of their pre-approvals, not all pre-approvals are created equal -- especially when it comes to documenting income. Pay stubs and W2s once were considered sufficient proof of income, but now tax returns have been added to the mix, even for salaried employees...

Glasgow and Equal Pay

The Scotsman takes the Queensferry Crossing 'low pay' dispute one step further with news that the Scottish Government has become involved via its transport minister Keith Brown. Now as I said the other day I only wish Labour MSPs had...Show More Summary

Emmy Rossum Reportedly Offered Equal Shameless Pay, But She’s Holding Out for More

Get it, girl. A day after news broke that Shameless star Emmy Rossum was locked in a pay standoff and demanding the equal pay of her fellow leading co-star William H. Macy, Variety is reporting that Rossum has indeed been offered equal pay for her role of Fiona Gallagher for ... More »

Emmy Rossum Demands Equal Pay (and then some), Franco Boards Covenant, and a Trailer Roundup

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Over 100 Companies Sign the Equal Pay Pledge

President Barack Obama signs executive actions to strengthen enforcement of equal pay laws for women, at an event marking Equal Pay Day in the East Room of the White House, April 8, 2014. The President signs the Presidential Memorandum...Show More Summary

Latina Equal Pay: Campaigns for Economic Justice Continue Beyond Single Day of Action

One month ago, scores of organizations and individuals came together to register our outrage about the enormous gender wage gap that Latinas face in the workplace. Nov. 1 marked the 11 additional months that it would take the average...Show More Summary

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

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