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Quickies: Gawker, equal pay day, safe spaces, and duck-billed dinosaurs

Categories: Quickies On Gawker’s problem with women – “…the idea of “diversity” at many companies is more and more just that: a hollow idea. “Bragging about hiring a few people of color,... (Read more...)

Reginald VelJohnson: ‘As Long As They Are Paying Me, I Will Play a Cop Until the Day I Die’

You might recognize Reginald VelJohnson as Sergeant Al Powell, the police officer who helped Bruce Willis Die Hard; or, equally likely, from his turn as head of the family (and a cop) on Family Matters; or possibly you saw him as detective David Sutton on Turner & Hooch; or perhaps his guest appearance as... More »

Tweet of the Day

[Content Note: War on agency. NB: Not only women need access to abortion.] "If talking about equal pay, paid family leave, child care, & women's health is playing the gender card—deal me in." — Hillary Clinton...Show More Summary

Falkirk Council Update (20/10/15)

Falkirk Council is unusual in a number of ways. For a start, going back to the early days of the A4ES equal pay campaign Falkirk Council had some of the biggest differences in rates of pay between traditional male and female council jobs. Show More Summary

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Today is Latina Equal Pay Day. Famous quotes translated into the language women have to use to be perceived as likable.  A breast cancer survivor responds to National #NoBraDay: “I am going to start my own hashtag, my own campaign. How about #MastectomyAwareness or #ScarPride or #ShowUsYourNubs or #NoBreastsDay or #NoBreastSelfie?” “It’s critical providers and health […]

On Latina Equal Pay Day, Media Highlight How The Gender Pay Gap Hits Latinas The Hardest

In recognition of Latina Equal Pay Day, media outlets are highlighting how the gender wage gap hurts working Latinas more than any other ethnic group in America, pointing out that it takes "almost an entire extra year of full-time, year-round work in order [for a Latina] to be paid what the average white man" makes in a year. Show More Summary

Baloney on Equal Pay

I wonder who Kezia Dugdale is talking about the other day when she proclaimed that 'we' need feminists in positions of power, herself perhaps or other members of the Scottish Labour Party. In a speech to the Labour Party's annual women's...Show More Summary

Parliament and Equal Pay

I said the other day that I would draft a petition to the Scottish Parliament highlighting the case for more independent scrutiny and the effective regulation of trade unions in Scotland. So here's what I've come up with so far although I'd welcome readers views and comments before taking things any further. Show More Summary

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Today marks Native American women’s equal pay day. President Obama orders federal contractors to provide a week of paid sick leave to their employees.  11 major misconceptions about the Black Lives Matter movement. RIP, feminist porn pioneer Candida Royalle. Unions are a powerful tool for shrinking the gender pay gape. Consider donating to support this conference about […]

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

“What should I do with my face while I walk down the hallway alone at school?” Tuesday is Native American women’s equal pay day. Here’s what you should know on last week’s NLRB ruling. Everything is bigger in Texas… except for abortion access. Congrats to Callisto, the survivor-centered online campus GBV reporting system, which launched this […]

The World Should Follow California's Lead in Ensuring Equal Pay

In advance of Labor Day, I wanted to recognize the good work that is taking place in my home state of California in regards to equal pay. An important bill, SB 358, making its way through the Legislature would prohibit employers from retaliating against employees who inquire about pay differences at work. Show More Summary

Rewriting History (2)

I wrote the other day about the Unison branch is South Lanarkshire trying to rewrite history over the union's shameful role in the fight for equal pay. The words below come from Facebook and the comments are directed at a Unison member while the 'author' is an, as yet, unnamed person who appears to be speaking on behalf of the local Unison branch. Show More Summary

Union Priorities

When I checked the GMB Scotland web site the other day there was no news on the situation in North Lanarkshire where hundreds of union members are still locked in battle over their equal pay claims. But there was this out of date reminder encouraging GMB members to register for the purpose of voting in the Labour Party's leadership election. Show More Summary

Do We Really Want Equal Pay?

By Ann Friedman The other day a little girl asked Hillary Clinton whether she'd be paid as much as a man if she were elected president, a frustrating reminder that the gender-based wage gap persists, even for women at the very top of...Show More Summary

3 Sexist, Unfair Things That Can Effect Your Paycheck

In honor of Women’s Equality Day, here are just a few of the most ridiculously sexist things that can effect how much you, as a woman, get paid. (I’m not here to argue about a general pay gap because, well, … More » 3 Sexist, UnfairShow More Summary

Why Even Women At The Very Top Can't Get Equal Pay

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Happy Women's Equality Day!  There's no better day to remember that women in America are still far from equal at work -- even at the very top.  Three researchers at the New York Fed wrote in a blog post Tuesday that they found womenShow More Summary

California Lawmakers Expected To Approve Tough Equal Pay Protections

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

As the nation celebrates Women's Equality Day, California lawmakers are poised to approve the country's strongest equal pay protections. Assembly members are expected to vote Thursday on SB 358, also known as the California Fair PayShow More Summary

It’s Equal Pay Day Again

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

After another unequal year for women, we’ve arrived at another Equal Pay Day. You will likely hear, over and over, that among full-time workers, women are still paid 77 cents for each dollar that men make. But for many women of color the gap is much bigger. According to the... More »

South Lanarkshire (02/05/13)

Lots has been happening behind the scenes in recent days - in connection with the South Lanarkshire Council equal pay claims.I was due to give evidence at a full-blown hearing on the Council's obligations under the 1999 Single Status...Show More Summary

Finally, a Tampon for You and Your Best Friend

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

The stress of being a woman never ends. Whether you're finding the right lip shade to match the hell you are quietly feeling inside, or you're arguing for your humanity on issues like equal pay and reproductive rights, any day in a female body is one marked by near-constant pain... More »

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