Fey and Poehler Will Make Bank for Hosting the Golden Globe Awards

We're all still collectively shaking in our boots with excitement over Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's two-year takeover of the Golden Globe Awards, but for the two of them, the fun is just getting started. They're rumored to be making $4 million per year of the show – each. » 10/22/13 10:00am 10/22/13 10:00am

Marissa Mayer Can Buy 100 Million Things From the Dollar Store Thanks…

Marissa Mayer, who this week was announced as the new CEO of the Christian Slater of internet companies, is soon going to become one of those ridiculously blinged-out corporate executives that people complain about all the time. According to the Wall Street Journal, Mayer's contract is worth as much as $100 million in… » 7/20/12 10:25am 7/20/12 10:25am

Here's The Depressing List of Crap You Could Buy if the Wage Gap Didn't…

If you didn't have your pesky ladyparts holding you back, you'd probably be rich right now. Well, richer. Behold, a chart explaining just what you could do with the extra $10,000 or so the average working man makes over the average working woman per year. » 4/16/12 12:40pm 4/16/12 12:40pm

The Restaurant Industry Treats Women Like Shit

Anyone who has ever worked in the restaurant industry can tell you that it can be incredibly unpleasant for everyone involved, but a new study has found that, in fact, it's an especially terrible place for women to work. To begin with, they make less money. Women servers who work full-time earn 68 percent of the… » 2/14/12 11:50am 2/14/12 11:50am

The Bible Says Teachers Don't Deserve Decent Salaries, According to One…

If you thought that God had never really given much thought to teacher's salaries, you'd be wrong. At least according to Shadrack McGill, a Republican state senator from Alabama. He spoke at a prayer breakfast recently where he passed along some very interesting wisdom from God regarding what teachers should be paid.… » 2/02/12 10:50pm 2/02/12 10:50pm

Lady Managers Don't Reduce Pay Gap

A new report issued by a Swedish labor agency indicates that female managers don't reduce the pay gap between male and female employees. If not even perfect, stoic, ice cold, blond, Ikea-decorated egalitarian socialist paradise Sweden can overcome the pesky gendered pay gap, then what faint hope do we have in the land… » 12/20/11 5:10pm 12/20/11 5:10pm

What's Behind The Lesbian Pay Gap?

Gay women make 6% more than their straight counterparts, even if you control for other factors. So what's the cause of this sexual orientation pay gap? » 12/28/10 5:32pm 12/28/10 5:32pm

How Do We End The Wage Gap? Demand Transparent Salaries

Today at Forbes Woman, Mary Ellen Egan questions the cause for the persistent wage gap between men and women. But where are the solutions? » 2/24/10 12:40pm 2/24/10 12:40pm

If There Were More Female Executives, We Would Have A Different…

If women ran Apple, would they have unveiled a product called the iPad? In Business Week, Vivek Wadhwa argues more women are needed in the executive suite (and not just for name changes). » 2/05/10 10:00am 2/05/10 10:00am

Do Women Self Sabotage at Work?

Forbes poses the question that I hate to hear: Do women make mistakes at work? Of course they do! Can this be discussed separately from structural and societal issues that contribute to self-sabotage? Hell no! » 8/31/09 3:20pm 8/31/09 3:20pm

Prescription For High Pay: Work In A Pharmacy

Women pharmacists have the highest median wage of all female workers, higher than doctors (number six) or computer scientists (number ten). Overall, women's earnings are about 80% of men's. [Forbes] » 6/27/09 2:45pm 6/27/09 2:45pm