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Surprise! There is still a major pay gap in local tech

Women working in Seattle startups earn an average of 10 percent less than their male counterparts, and people of color earn 15 percent less than …

Startups

Racial, gender wage gaps persist in U.S. despite some progress

Looking at gender, race and ethnicity combined, all groups, with the exception of Asian men, lag behind white men in terms of median hourly earnings.

Demographics

The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap

You’ve probably heard that men are paid more than women are paid over their lifetimes. But what does that mean? Are women paid less because they …

Wage Gap Between Races, Genders Persist as Asian Men Top Average Earnings: Report

White men earn a median $21 an hour, making more money than women across all races, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data. They also earn more than black and Hispanic men, who make a respective $15 and $14 median hourly wage. The only group that out-earns …

Demographics

Pay Equity & Discrimination | Institute for Women's Policy Research

Women are almost half of the workforce. They are the sole or co-breadwinner in half of American families with children. They receive more college and …

Gender

Equal Pay & the Wage Gap Archives

<b>What’s at Stake Today</b><p>The wage gap is a harsh reality for women, regardless of education and work experience — and it only gets worse as women’s …

The Racial Wage Gap Between Black And White Workers Is Getting Worse

Pay for black workers lags behind that of white peers more than it did in 1979.<p>Black men and women earn significantly less than white counterparts largely due to job market discrimination, and this racial wage gap has significantly widened over the last 36 years, according to a report released …

Income Inequality

Economist: Education Alone Won’t Close Racial Wage Gap

WASHINGTON — Though Black college graduates generally fare better than Black high school graduates, higher education has not proven sufficient to …

Income Inequality

Race inequality plays key role in gender pay gap, report warns

The gender pay gap in Britain is shaped by racial inequality, with some minority ethnic groups making great strides while pay for others lags far …

US Women's Soccer Players Fight for Equal Pay - Hope Solo and Carli Lloyd Discuss Income Inequality in Soccer

When the U.S. Men's National Team plays in Los Angeles, they fly business class. When they land, they head to the Langham, a luxury hotel in Pasadena, where the cheapest room was recently priced at $249 and suites can cost more than $1,000.<p>When the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team plays in Los …

The ‘Equal Pay Day’ factoid that women make 78 cents for every dollar earned by men

<i>“We have to pass pay equity for women workers. It is not acceptable that women are making 78 cents an hour compared to men.”</i><p><b>— Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), speech to the National Press Club, March 9, 2015</b><p>If it’s springtime, it must be time for gender equity claims.<p>A year ago, The Fact Checker …

Bernie Sanders

Obama's New Equal-Pay Rules

Companies with 100 employees or more will be required to disclose pay data broken down by race and gender to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.<p>For Americans who’ve ever wondered whether the person in the next cubicle doing the same job is being paid more, or those who’d like their …

International Women's Day 2017: Iceland becomes first country in the world to make firms prove equal pay

On International Women's Day, Iceland became the first country in the world to force companies to prove they pay all employees the same regardless of …

Equal Pay and Compensation Discrimination

Equal Pay/Compensation Discrimination<p>The Equal Pay Act requires that men and women in the same workplace be given equal pay for equal work. The jobs …

Births of a Nation

Mar 6, 2017<p>25 Min read time<p>Surveying Trumpland with Cedric Robinson<p><i>This essay is included in Boston Review's print issue, Forum I, titled Race</i> …

As A Black Native American, Arizona Woman Had To Prove She Was 'Native Enough'

(Photo courtesy of Roicia Banks)<p>Roicia Banks with her mom on the day she graduated from her master's program. Today Banks is confident in her …

Asians, Latinos Make Up Majority Of California's Population But Have Least Political Influence

“These racial gaps in political participation mean that not all Californians are being heard."<p>In California, Asians and Latinos have a disproportionately low level of political sway.<p>Combined, the two groups make up the majority of the state’s population. However their engagement in the political …

George Wallace’s daughter: From segregation to ‘making things right’

If an enduring face of the pain and promise of the Civil Rights movement is Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), then Peggy Wallace Kennedy has become a symbol of racial reconciliation. In speeches and interviews over the past few years, the diminutive daughter of segregationist Alabama governor George Wallace …

Black History

Does Racial Resentment Fuel Opposition to Paying College Athletes?

A new social science study has found that whites are more likely than blacks to oppose paying NCAA athletes—and that the more negative whites felt about blacks, the stronger their opposition.<p>As a political scientist, Tatishe Nteta studies how racial resentment affects attitudes toward public …

Why Is the NEA Funding Discrimination?

Federal tax dollars must not go to theaters that specifically exclude straight white men.<p>Some might think that the theater world would be an unlikely …

KING: In Trump era, men must fight sexism and male privilege

More than a dozen different women have accused the now-President of the United States of sexual assault. It has been reported that his first wife …

The Distraction Of Racism And The Bipartisan Roots Of Chicago’s Black Suffering

There’s a Toni Morrison quote I used to bristle at:“<i>The function of racism is distraction.”</i>I had never read the full context of this quote and …

African-American News

From the Women's March to the Women's Strike: Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Must Take a Stance

There is growing global recognition that equal opportunity for women is the smartest strategy for improving business performance and society in general.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On March 8, women all over the world are planning to participate in the International …

Bold Activism: Meet the Women Who Are Acting Out on Our Behalf

<i>This International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the women who are boldly daring to make waves, smash barriers, and build a better future for womankind. Meet: the activists.</i><p>CECILE RICHARDS<p><b>Who She Is:</b> Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood.<p><b>Where She’s From:</b> Waco, Texas.<p><b>Claim to Fame:</b> …

'A Day Without a Woman' for many means a day without school

Shannon Block is skipping work on Wednesday.<p>The Brooklyn, N.Y., preschool teacher plans to stay home and write postcards to her elected representatives.<p>"For my congresswoman and senators, because they are fighting for women and women's rights, I'm going to thank them for the work," said Block, 26. …

Feminism

On This ‘Day Without a Woman,’ Don’t Leave Women Oppressed by Sharia Law Behind

Too many feminists in the West are reluctant to condemn cultural practices that clearly harm women.<p>Wednesday is International Women’s Day, and the …

Japan's Women Left Behind as Men's Salaries Rise Mid-Life: Chart

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Middle Age