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Massachusetts Takes Historic Step Toward Equal Pay

Massachusetts Takes Historic Step Toward Equal Pay

In a first-of-its-kind law, Massachusetts employers must pay men and women equally for “comparable work” and can no longer ask about salary history on job interviews.

Saatchi, Kevin Roberts

‘Women don’t aspire to be leaders’ says Saatchi Chairman

Saatchi & Saatchi Executive Chairman Kevin Roberts resigns after sexist statements.


Report: Trump Campaign Pays Men More Than Women

An analysis finds the pay is not equal, and the staff is not diverse.

West Point Clears Black Cadets, Photo is About ‘Unity’

The academy superintendent said other groups have used raised fists during the year at West Point, including him.

Black Women at West Point Accused of Being ‘Political’

The school is investigating whether the women are supporting the Black Lives Matter movement. But is that movement political?

Donald Trump

Trump: Hillary an ‘Enabler’ of Bill’s Infidelity

More misogyny amid climbing unfavorable poll numbers for women — despite his frequent claims of the opposite.

Harriet Tubman to Change the Face of U.S. Currency

Tubman to replace former President Andrew Jackson as the featured image of the $20 bill; some say it’s a bad idea.

Equal Pay Day: Pay Gap Wider for Black, Latina, American Indian Women

According to a report by the American Association of University Women progress has stalled in recent years.

Historic Congressional Caucus for Black Women, Girls Created

The caucus will prioritize the needs of Black women and girls in policy making.

Tennis CEO Steps Down After Sexist Remarks

Raymond Moore said women tennis pros “ride on the coattails of men.”

Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson Named First Woman Combatant Commander

“She is supremely qualified,” said Defense Secretary Ash Carter.

President Obama, Misty Copeland Discuss Body Image and Race

“We socialize and press women to constantly doubt themselves or define themselves in terms of a certain appearance,” said President Obama.

Things NOT to Say to Women at Work

9 Things NOT to Say to Women Coworkers

Before you make that “harmless” little comment to the woman in the next office, take a look at things women leaders tell us are absolute no-no’s in the workplace.

First Black Woman Promoted to Three-Star Army General

Nadja West's military career includes several historic firsts.

Significant correlation between women in corporate leadership and profitability

EY-Peterson Institute Study Shows Correlation Between Women in Leadership and Profitability

Study shows that an organization with 30 percent female leaders could add up to 6 percentage points to its net margin.

Women in tech

Innovative Tactics to Recruit Women in Tech

KeyCorp’s Amy Brady shares five tips to help you recruit the best and the brightest women in technology.

Women In Tech

Grooming Women Tech Leaders

Implementing a few key initiatives and programs can make a world of difference for mid-career women who are ready to step into management roles.

Ex-Oklahoma Cop Who Victimized Black Women Gets 263 Years in Prison

“This is a rapist who masqueraded as a law-enforcement officer,” said the district attorney.

Black CEO Talks About Diversity, is Called Racist

Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer came under fire for acknowledging corporate America’s very apparent lack of diversity.

Women in Combat

U.S. Military to Allow Women to Serve in All Combat Roles

The move is the latest of inclusive steps by the military and opens up more than 220,000 jobs to women.

Hair Braiding Hindered by Iowa Laws

African-style hair braiders in Iowa filed a lawsuit challenging state requirements.

Men Don’t Value Diversity Nearly as Much as Women

Study finds only about a third of men feel diversity on corporate boards is very important.

Hollywood Projects Stunning Lack of Diversity

Study shows that white, hetero males dominate and women hardly speak.