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Money & Careers

Gender Pay Gap: Why the Problem Persists


In January, the White House proposed a new federal rule that would require companies with more than 100 employees to report salary data broken down by gender, race, and ethnicity. The collection of data would certainly shed light on the issue of pay equity, but it is surprising that this kind of data had not been collected in the past.
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Fairness deferred is now in the Senate’s hands.


by Faith Childs On Friday, the House of Representatives passed two bills of importance to women. The Paycheck Fairness Act requires employers to pay equal wages to men and women who perform the same job unless there is a rational reason for the pay disparity. Also passed was the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which overturns the 2007 Supreme Court…
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Passing Pay Equity, Again; “Flying” With Jennifer Fox; Pauses Part of the Dance


As Congress enters recess, House members are reminding their Senate colleagues to get serious about pay equity, in the wake of last year’s disastrous Ledbetter v. Goodyear decision by the Supreme Court. One is 15-year House veteran Lucille Roybal-Allard, who as the first Mexican-American woman to serve in Congress knows a thing or two about societal barriers: The Paycheck Fairness…
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