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...
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.
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...
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
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...
Today is Women's Equality Day, and to celebrate, 29 companies have newly committed to the White House Equal Pay Pledge.
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
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.
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 […]
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
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
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
“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
Who knew a musical number about the pay gap could be so catchy? In honor of Women’s Equality Day on Aug. 26, Make It Work released a parody called “My Unfairly Paid Lady” to highlight that women are often paid less than men for the same job and that this pay gap disproportionately affects women of color. Show More Summary
Over at [Equitable Growth](http://EquitableGrowth.org): Must-Reads: Kavya Vaghul: _[A fresh look at the wage gap on African American women’s Equal Pay Day - Equitable Growth]_ Kavya Vaghul et al.: _[Interactive: Comparing wages within and across demographic groups in the United States - Equitable Growth]_ Heather Boushey: _[U.S. economic...
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 just hit the point in the year when their earnings match what their white male counterparts made in 2015. According to the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), the wages of black women compared to white women are falling further behind.
Every April, Equal Pay Day is widely talked about, and rightly so. Women in the United States earn just 79 cents for every dollar men make, and observing a date that shows exactly how many months, weeks, and days women must work into a new year to catch up to what men earned the previous year is important. Show More Summary
Democratic National Convention 2016 live updates: Hillary Clinton's big speech is tonight July 28, 2016, 3:58 p.m. It's the final day of the Democratic National Convention:• Watch live with us• As she prepares to give the most important speech of her career, what is Hillary Clinton's edge at the...
Democratic National Convention 2016 live updates: It is Hillary Clinton's big day July 28, 2016, 10:49 a.m. It's the final day of the Democratic National Convention. Here's what you missed yesterday: • Watch Day 3 in under three minutes• President Obama closed the night with a rousing call for...
This past Tuesday, at the White House-convened United State of Women Summit, I was on energy overload. It was a day of inspiring speeches by on-the- ground trailblazers and the thrilling moment when President Obama called himself a feminist. Show More Summary