Former E! star Catt Sadler abruptly quit her job in late 2017, when she discovered her male co-host Jason Kennedy made twice her salary. In a new essay, she explains how the network justified the pay gap and what things have been like since her story got big.
The new CEO of budget airline company easyJet, Johan Lundgren, has taken a pay cut to match the salary of his female predecessor and announced a commitment to improving the gender gap at the company.
Golden Globe-winning actress Jessica Chastain is well-known as one of the most vocal women in Hollywood when it comes to demanding equity, insisting that she be paid on par with her male co-stars. As she told Newsweek in 2017:
Over the weekend, Mo’Nique, an Academy Award-winning actor and comedian, took to Instagram to call out Netflix for offering to pay her $500,000 for a comedy special while her fellow comedians and colleagues got considerably more.
At a recent meeting of Time’s Up, the initiative spearheaded by Hollywood actresses with the aim of addressing sexual assault and workplace harassment and inequality, there was a lot said about Tracee Ellis Ross getting paid “significantly less” than her Black-ish co-star Anthony Anderson.
The UK’s 2010 Equality Act has a clause stating that any company with more than 250 employees must publicly share their gender pay gap, and it comes into effect in April. The Labour party’s Harriet Harman is extremely psyched for it.
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.
More categories of workers have joined the class-action lawsuit against Google on Wednesday, this time from the company’s childcare facilities where one woman alleges male teachers were given higher starting salaries than female teachers. Around 147 women were employed there, and three men.
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.
According to a report from the conservative think tank American Enterprise Institute, the gender pay gap in the Trump White House has more than tripled. AEI found that when the median of pay among White House staffers was taken into account, “the typical female staffer earned 63.2 cents per $1 earned by a typical male…
It’s been just about a year since Patricia Arquette made her flawed but incendiary speech about the gender pay gap after winning an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
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…
In an interview with Variety about gender pay gap among actors, Sandra Bullock recalls being mistreated on a movie set 10 years ago, which she describes as “the worst experience I ever had.”
Jeremy Renner—the frog-faced Avenger with a sixth grade boy’s haircut—has caught wind of American Hustle co-star Jennifer Lawrence’s essay on unequal pay in Hollywood. He’s aware that many of his fellow actors are clamoring for an end to this discriminatory gap. But he doesn’t especially give a flying fuck.
A new Pew Research Center study finds that "in spite of the dramatic gains women have made in educational attainment and labor force participation in recent decades, young women view this as a man's world." Except for many of them, it's not.
And that woman combs her hair with a fork.
I think it's fairly cut-and-dried that the inclusion of women in traditionally male-dominated fields is a step forward for gender equality. It's good when people get to do stuff! Down with segregation! Up with people! But it turns out, in a backwards way, that gender-integrated workplaces might actually be a hindrance…
Newsflash, ladies: you need to stop jabbering on about this so-called "gender wage gap" thingamajig. You're not being discriminated against; the totally inconsequential pay difference is, if anything, your fault for working less hours and being kinda flakey! Are you on your period or something? Calm down!