On Friday, a new vegan cafe named Handsome Her opened in a suburb of Melbourne. They posted their house rules on a chalkboard: women have priority seating, men pay an 18% tax, and respect goes both ways. Solid.
For Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, Serena Williams wrote an essay that reiterates how much the gender pay gap disproportionately affects black women workers.
Oy-ya-yoi, enough with old white men and their ridiculous angry grandpa arguments. Member of European Parliament (MEP) Janusz Korwin-Mikke’s bow tie and mustache are two giant red flags that should have kept him out of office, but here he is wasting everyone’s time with his blatant misogyny.
Women have so much to look forward to. Millennial women can look forward to making less and less than their male counterparts or, if their of an older generation, they can look forward to watching millennials make less and less than their male counterparts.
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.
The Harvard Business Review recently shared a study about the dynamics of gender’s intersection with race when it comes to asking for raises in the workplace, and women across the board lose out.
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.
This past February, Patricia Arquette made an impassioned and unforgettable speech at the Oscars about the gender wage gap. At first, she received praise from both peers and fans, then later received backlash after she suggested gay people and people of color start fighting for women’s rights. Now, Arquette is…
President Obama is headed to Orlando to start a national push to close that pesky gender wage gap and talk to the ladies about the economy. Hopefully someone requests subsidized tampons or free pad dispensers, you know, something useful.
New data released from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for 2012 reveals that among part-time workers, women actually make slightly more money than men do. But when it comes to full-time work, they're still behind.
There's good but not great news for women in May's jobs report: employment is up, which is obviously superior to down, but the new jobs aren't exactly enviable.
On Meet the Press, former White House adviser David Axelrod asked Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) if pay equity laws are integral in ensuring equal pay for women — which, you know, is kind-of an important question because nearly one hundred percent of American women are working jobs that pay men more. Her response?…
Ladies, it's Time to Ask for a Raise. Well, unless you just started your job, and then perhaps you should chill out, OK? Damn, greedy. But the rest of us need to slip into our GSD pants (opposite of eating pants) and march straight to the boss person's office and GET PAID as if the economy — and our shoe closets* —…
97 percent of full-time working women report to jobs that typically pay more, according to an analysis of 2011 data by the Center For American Progress. Of the 534 professions listed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, women on average earn more than men in only seven of them.
There are more male nurses than ever before, and — naturally — they're making more money than their female peers, according to a new nationwide study.
Women work harder than men, according to a new study by the Ponemon Institute, an independent research consultancy:
The corporate glass ceiling proved too goddamned impenetrable for women this year, according to a depressing new study from Catalyst which found that very few women joined U.S. corporate boards or executive teams in 2012. But but but Marissa Mayer!? But nothing. She and Sheryl Sandberg — the only other notable woman…
It would be lovely if the delusional pundits who insist that the gender wage gap is a myth were correct. (We also wish that ocean levels weren't rising, people could easily teleport to work, and Hogwarts was real. We have a lot of dreams.) Sorry, blustery self-satisfied old dudes: women still aren't getting paid and…
I was so excited when I got my first full-time job after college — imagine, someone actually thought I was worth employing in a recession! — that I literally and emphatically said "YES" before my new boss could get out the "K" that came after the two-digit number he proposed for my salary. I never would've dreamed of…