Last month, news emerged that Melvin Watt—the head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency and a former Democratic member of Congress from North Carolina—was under investigation for sexual harassment, after an employee of the agency filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In her complaint,…
An actor who reportedly asked to leave The Affair may have been written off the show over pay issues.
In March, a group of women at the Nike headquarters who’d secretly surveyed their women colleagues about gender discrimination at the company dropped off their results on the CEO’s desk. Shortly after, at least six men at the top of the company had resigned. Last week, the fight for equal pay at Nike’s headquarters…
Michelle Williams is set to star with Sam Rockwell in a limited run FX series based on the life of Bob Fosse and his third wife/muse/lovahhh Gwen Verdon. This is wonderful news for me, a Fosse stan, and even better news for Williams, who’s reportedly getting equal pay alongside her male co-star.
In an interview with Grazia Magazine, the Haim sisters, Danielle, Este, and Alana, said despite their success, they’ve still experienced sexism in the music industry, including pay discrepancies. At one point, they even fired their agent after discovering they were making 10 times less than a male act at a festival…
Here is Khaleesi (Emilia Clarke) emerging from the fire of the temple of the dosh khaleen (the public eye?), unburnt, and unscathed, and unbothered until this very moment by the battle for equal pay being waged in the very industry in which she works.
Jeffery Good, the executive editor of a New England newspaper group, says that he was fired for advocating for equal pay for three of his employees who just happen to be women.
A top editor at the British Broadcasting Corporation has announced she will resign from her position because of the BBC’s “secretive and illegal” pay structure, which over the summer was revealed to pay some female employees significantly less than their male colleagues on average.
Iceland has declared for itself a pretty ambitious goal: to close the gender wage gap by 2020. To get started, they’re making it illegal to pay men more than women doing the same jobs.
An internal pay audit has sparked calls for a strike at the Financial Times, with a plan for a union meeting on Wednesday to discuss an apparent pay disparity between top women and men journalists at the paper.
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.