Tag: Equal Pay

A Look at the Current State of Women’s Diversity in Corporate America

DEI professionals and women’s rights advocates alike have been pressing for greater equity, representation and inclusion for female workers in America’s boardrooms for decades. While strides have been made in the 170 years since the dawn of women’s suffrage and the 1848 Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention, which marked the…

Creating Pay Equity and Equal Treatment for Employees

Even though the disparity in pay has been a high-profile issue for decades, it remains a concern for businesses across every industry. HR professionals and business leaders continue to search for ways to create pay equity between genders and those of different ethnic and racial backgrounds. Some may face mandates…

Archived: Civil Rights, LGBT Pages Erased from White House Website

Within minutes of swearing to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, Donald Trump’s White House on Friday scrubbed all references to LGBT rights, deleted the civil rights page and erased any mention of climate change. Meanwhile, a new page, “Standing Up For Our Law Enforcement Community,”…

Archived: Report: Trump Campaign Pays Men More Than Women

By Sheryl Estrada A woman working as a campaign staffer for Trump is shortchanged, while a male staffer earns one-third more, according to a new analysis, which also finds the Hillary Clinton campaign pays men and women almost equally. Using the Federal Election Commission records from April, the most recent…

Archived: Patricia Arquette: Equal Pay Only for White Women

By Albert Lin Patricia Arquette’s plea for equal pay for women during her Oscar acceptance speech drew almost universal applause, but further comments she made at a press conference backstage generated plenty of ire. At the end of her acceptance speech for her Best Supporting Actress win, Arquette said, “To…