Gov. Jerry Brown this week signed a groundbreaking bill intended to close the wage gap between men and women. Called the Fair Pay Act, the new law will expand previous protections for gender equality in wages by barring companies from paying employees less than those of the opposite sex for "substantially...
The Fair Pay Act is being called one of the strongest such protections in the nation.
Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence was paid 7% of the profit on the 2013 ensemble film "American Hustle," a big payday for the A-list actress. But Bradley Cooper and two other male co-stars each earned 9%. That's the kind of inequity potentially targeted by California's Fair Pay Act, which is aimed...
On Tuesday, California governor Jerry Brown chose a fitting location to sign a state bill aimed at narrowing the gap between men’s and women’s wages—a national park named after Rosie the Riveter, the cultural icon modelled after several real-life working women. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, October 6, California Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Fair Pay Act into law. The bill includes some of the strongest equal pay protection for women in the country. Read more...
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California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation on Tuesday aimed at closing the wage gap between men and women, a law that supporters say is among the strongest in the country. Brown signed the California Fair Pay Act in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Richmond at the Rosie the Riveter...
California has a new gender pay equity law. Here's how it affects Hollywood's gender pay gap.
Would you be daft enough to pay £50 for this signed poster But Yea (2015) by Tracey Emin in a limited edition of 500? If so, trot along to The Other Art Fair at the Old Truman Brewery in London from 15 - 18 October. The Emin poster is for sale exclusively at the fair (CLICK).
Apple has debuted a new set of Apple Watch ads, showing off various ways the wearable can be used over the course of 6 videos. Each video in the set keeps things fairly short at just 15 seconds, highlighting the various little conveniences of the Apple Watch set to a plain background an upbeat music. Show More Summary
SDOT paints West Seattle Bridge bus lanes red, cites statistics on improved compliance elsewhere. Are developers paying their fair share? “new construction now accounts for 25 percent of the city’s sales-tax revenue.” ($) Expedia move slips from 2018 to 2019, various commuter incentives in play. ST Board approves limited permit parking at 10 lots. Developer […]
Damn, youths! Pay attention to the baseball game! (Though to be fair, MLB games can be loooooong.) Look, we all love selfies. We all take them. We're all guilty of...
A Wall Street Journal op-ed falsely claimed that there is no gender-based pay-inequality in the United States and therefore no need for California's Fair Pay Act, which Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign this month. However, California...Show More Summary
The most recent issue of the journal Industrial Relations -- a special issue in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act--includes these papers on pay secrecy, reporting pay, and proposed amendments to the Fair Labor Standards...
Fair or foul??? Victoria Byerson Facebook Post A 26-year-old Newport News, Virginia woman is going viral over a Facebook post where she blasted “thirsty, broke men” in her Inbox. Victoria Byerson,a mother of four, has apparently taken offense to the
"Now It feels like the family has a new step dad... and he's black." Well, it's certainly strange to see a new face behind the desk of the Daily Show but thus far Jon Stewart's replacement, Trevor Noah, seems fairly cool as the host of the newly-minted Daily Show. Show More Summary
Microsoft's Project Spark game creation tool has embraced the free-to-play model for a while, but that has still meant paying a fair chunk of change to build the experience you really want. However, even that cost is going away soon....Show More Summary
Video game voice actors and developers all deserve fair pay and working conditions.
Donald Trump has spent weeks talking like a populist, promising to make the rich pay their fair share and attacking his opponents as puppets of the party’s wealthy donor base. Some of us concluded Trump was running to the left of the Establishment on taxes. Now Trump has released his... More »
The 2nd annual Omaha Mini Maker Faire wasn’t our first rodeo, but it was nonetheless a bit surprising. Before we even made it inside to pay our admission to the Omaha Children’s Museum, I took the opportunity to pet a Transylvanian Naked Neck chicken at one of the outdoor booths. Show More Summary