In case that’s floated right past you, the Democratic candidate for president is a woman. I know, right? Who cares? Besides: Early on, she wasn’t even my candidate, but old age has rendered me pragmatic, and now she is. She, of the two candidates with the greater likelihood of winning the race, most closely aligns …
Tag Archives: Gender pay gap
Despite the recent good economic news — for some, anyway — women will not achieve pay equity for another 136 years. So that means that if I eat my greens, exercise daily, and keep up with my prayers, I will STILL BE DEAD BEFORE THIS HAPPENS GODDAMMIT.
Ladies? Happy Equal Pay Day
As of today, you will have worked a sufficient amount of time to earn the same amount of money that your male colleagues earned as of Dec. 31. Go out and celebrate as you see fit.
Ladies? Are you tired? Run down?
Of course you are. You’re working hours longer than your male peers, and not for pay, either. Then, there’s that whole gender pay gap… I wrote this for Mother Courant. And I cannot wait to see “Gross Domestic Product” at HartBeat Ensemble. Wanna go?
Uh-oh. Check out the clergy pay gap. It’s bad.
Jac sends this, which includes this: New national data reveals that women clergy earn 76 cents for each dollar earned by male clergy.
We all are getting screwed
Leftover sent this, an Economic Policy Institute report I missed last week, that looks at the wage gap between men and women. The introduction gives you an idea of what this report found: …when compared with men, women are still paid less, are more likely to hold low-wage jobs, and are more likely to live …
Ladies? It’s not looking good for us, pay-wise.
The Institute for Women’s Policy Research has released its latest findings on the gender pay gap and guess what? The news isn’t good. In fact (from the report): If the pace of change in the annual earnings ratio continues at the same rate as it has since 1960, it will take another 45 years, until …
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Start from behind, stay behind
I stole that headline from Sharon, but the column, on CT Health Investigative Team’s website, is all mine: The gender pay gap affects women all the way to the grave.
A woman on a $10. Yay?
The New York Times reports that the Department of Treasury will soon put a woman on a $10. This means that former Sec. of Treasury Alexander Hamilton will be replaced. Earlier, some of you may have voted in the Women on 20s campaign. Harriet Tubman [pictured], who overcame incredible odds to become a leader in …
Just a few days after Equal Pay Day (April 14)…
(That’s the day each year when a woman has worked through one year and into the next to earn the same amount as her male counterpart. Same job. Different pay. Awesome.) So this store in Pittsburgh allows women to pay what they’ve earned — roughly 76 percent what men pay, for the same items. (Here …
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