Brittany McMahon

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Changes in NCAA rules raise Title IX concerns

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Recent and upcoming changes to National Collegiate Athletic Association rules -- including a new pilot program that will …

Title IX

How Can We Achieve Gender Equality in the Workplace?

Forty-five years on from the introduction of the Equal Pay Act in 1975, you would have thought that gender discrimination in the workplace would be a …

Recruitment

President Obama pushes for equal pay for women

<b>Orlando, Florida (CNN)</b> - President Barack Obama's latest push in his much touted "Year of Action" is to help women get on an equal playing field with men.<p>Obama, speaking Thursday to a group of students and staff at Valencia College in Orlando, Florida, discussed his plan to give women more access …

Republican businesswoman Carly Fiorina challenges WH hypocrisy on equal pay for women

Image via Screenshot<p>Carly Fiorina, the first woman to run a Fortune 20 company and former Republican Senate nominee in California, took on Obama …

Patricia Arquette uses Oscars speech to call for equal pay for women

Patricia Arquette injected some political fervour into the Oscars ceremony by calling for equal pay for women at the end of her acceptance speech for best supporting actress.<p>Arquette had been widely expected to win the award for her role in Boyhood, in which she plays Olivia, the mother of Mason, …

Gender

Vodafone Makes A Bold Move In Maternity Leave: Will Others Follow?

The company will pay new mothers their full salaries for working reduced hours; will this change how other companies think about leave?<p>Vodafone announced today that it will start offering 16 weeks fully paid maternity leave by the end of the year, and full pay for 30-hour weeks for the first six …

Equal pay for women goal of new bill in California Legislature

A group of women lawmakers on Tuesday proposed legislation aimed at helping female workers in California get the same pay as male colleagues.<p>The bill would strengthen protections against pay discrimination and retaliation against workers who make inquiries about pay, according to its author, state …

US attorney general to issue new guidance on racial profiling after Ferguson

'The overall system of justice must be strengthened and made more fair', Holder told a crowd at church where Martin Luther King Jr preached<p>US Attorney General Eric Holder said on Monday he would soon release new guidelines to limit racial profiling by federal law enforcement, a move long awaited by …