After more than a year of often-contentious contract negotiations, dueling lawsuits, and a widening rift over equal pay, the U.S. women’s national team and U.S. Soccer have reached a new five-year collective bargaining agreement that will increase player salaries, guarantee better travel and working conditions, and…
It was my first meeting with a new potential client, and they tossed out a number. It was a good number, but I recently vowed to negotiate more. So I threw out a higher number, then held my breath through the awkward silence. I hate the anxiety-ridden, nerve-wracking process of negotiating, but here’s why I’ve learned…
President Barack Obama instituted the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Order in 2014, four years after the Government Accountability Office revealed how much money in federal contracts was being handed over to companies violating labor and civil rights laws. Trump just revoked it.
Imagine the year is 2220. Our delicate human bodies have been in hibernation mode for the past two centuries thanks to advanced science. We wake up on a Passengers-like spaceship headed to a new planet. The world is different.
Following the wild account of pervasive sexual harassment at Uber from a former employee, a current employee at Tesla has come forward to talk about her case against the company the company she loves.
The president of Showtime wants to be clear that the network was pushing equal pay for Emmy Rossum during her salary negotiations for Shameless.
According to a new study by Oxfam and the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, women make up the majority of the low-wage work force. Within that demographic, women of color and foreign women are disproportionately represented and—over the next several years—the numbers are only expected to worsen.
As Shameless’s Fiona Gallagher, Emmy Rossum has fleshed out one of the toughest, most complex woman characters on dramedy TV, yet this week we learned she wasn’t getting the same pay as fellow lead William H. Macy, who plays her deadbeat dad. After holding out on her Season 8 contract, though, it looks like she’s…
Emmy Rossum, who’s reportedly renegotiating her salary leading up to Season 8 of Shameless, is demanding to get paid on par with her co-star William H. Macy.
Jennifer Lawrence made $52 million in 2015. That number is slightly down this year, but she’s still leaving most leading woman actors in the dust.
“Women don’t get paid as much as men and that is wrong,” pouts Seth Rogen in the newest spot for Budweiser’s Bud Light Party campaign.
Madrid Open owner Ion Tiriac—a Romanian billionaire and former pro tennis player—might head one of the few outside the Grand Slam events that pays male and female athletes equal prize money, but that doesn’t mean he’s happy about it.
In the new issue of Cosmopolitan, cover star Scarlett Johannson broaches the increasingly trendy (in a GOOD way) topic of wage disparity. Though the actress supports the fight for equal pay, she herself does not like talking about it.
In the midst of taking a year off to work on “personal development” and dedicate herself to feminism, Emma Watson spoke to Esquire U.K. for their “Women & Men” issue, discussing topics like equal pay, Photoshopped magazine covers, and clueless male feminists.
The New York Jets are paying out approximately $324,000 to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by the team’s cheerleading squad over low wages.
This past July, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a law officially classifying professional cheerleaders as employees, entitled to minimum wage, sick leave, overtime and workers’ compensation. But why bother? After all, they work right next to some very rich men, and that’s the whole point, isn’t it?
Gloria Steinem has argued for decades that wage equality and salary transparency (knowing who makes what for doing the same job) are two of the biggest issues facing women in the U.S. workforce. In a new interview, she points out the lack of progress since the ‘70s, when a Time editor tried make up for a wage…
It’s time for a little good news, the kind of good news that you can pass down to and your grandchildren and your great-grandchildren. According to new estimates from the World Economic Forum (WEF), it will be 118 years before women across the globe will achieve pay equality. A legacy, indeed.