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John Kasich Says Paid Maternity Leave Is Bad For Closing the Pay Gap 

During a Friday campaign stop in New Hampshire, John Kasich, a man still running for the Republican presidential nomination, was asked about where he stood on the issue of paid maternity leave. He remained steadfast in his position that women should not be given any additional paid leave, a platform that’s standard…

Kate Winslet Says Her Comments About 'Vulgar' Pay Gap Discussion Were 'Misinterpreted'

In November, Kate Winslet declined to take part in a conversation about the pay gap in Hollywood—a conversation that Jennifer Lawrence and Sandra Bullock, among others, have publicly championed since the Sony hacks. At the time, Winslet called the conversation “vulgar,” adding, “I don’t think that’s a very nice…

Patrica Arquette: Hollywood Will Have To Make a 'Radical Readjustment' When CA's Pay Equality Act Goes Into Effect 

In October 2015, California passed one of the most progressive equal pay laws in America. The California Fair Pay Act mandates equal pay for “substantially similar work,” as well as giving all workers the right compare salaries without retribution from employers. According to Patricia Arquette, the law will have a…

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Jennifer Lawrence Shouldn’t Blame Herself For Her Industry’s Pay Inequality

The actress Jennifer Lawrence is getting, somewhat fairly, a reputation for being outspoken amongst her Hollywood peers. This trend was established back in 2013, when she told Harper’s Bazaar UK, “If anybody even tries to whisper the word ‘diet,’ I’m like, ‘You can go f– yourself.’” In 2012 she told Elle, “In…