Congressman Accused of Paying Staffer For Months After He Was Dismissed for Sexual Harassment 

North Carolina Republican Congressman Mark Meadows, currently one of the people leading the charge to defund Planned Parenthood, is accused of paying his chief of staff for months after multiple women complained they were being sexually harassed by the man. The chief, Kenny West, was first banned from the… »10/05/15 5:17pm10/05/15 5:17pm


What to Do When You Find Out a Coworker Makes More Than You Do

Aaargh. You just found out that your coworker makes more than you do, even though you both do the same kind of work, you’ve been there longer, and you do a better job. You feel demoralized, insulted by your not-such-a-great friend employer, and resentful of your coworker. Before you protest, here’s how to handle the… »8/28/15 1:03pm8/28/15 1:03pm

Employers Can Help Significantly Narrow the Gender Gap With One Simple Word: 'Negotiable'

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… »11/06/12 3:45pm11/06/12 3:45pm

Wait, What? Do That Many Men Really Prefer Women Pretty & Poor?

A recent poll of 66,000 men in the UK has found that the ideal female is 133 pounds, has blue eyes, long blond hair and doesn't earn too much. (That rules ScarJo out, notes Telegraph.) In fact, says that 54% of males would not date anyone who earns more than £25,000 a year. Interesting, since an Elle »3/11/08 1:30pm3/11/08 1:30pm