Tag: Pay Gap

Pay Gap Persists for Women with Advanced Degrees

Wage disparities between men and women while on the job and during retirement were topics discussed at KPMG’s (No. 11 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) conference, “Women and the Economy.” “There are so many women filling very key roles at the organizations that are represented here tonight,” Kelly…

Google Women Earn Less than Men, Employee-Reported Data Shows

A new analysis of pay data at Google once again demonstrates a gender wage gap at the company. Nearly 1,200 Google staff members in the United States roughly 2 percent of the company’s global workforce reported their salaries and bonuses in an employee-generated spreadsheet. The data, obtained by The New…

Google Accused of 'Systemic' Gender Pay Discrimination by Labor Department

The Department of Labor has accused Google of severely discriminating against its female employees by paying them considerably less than their male counterparts, a report from The Guardian reveals. According to the publication, a regional director with the Labor Department stated in court there are “systemic compensation disparities against women…

NYC Bans Salary History Questions for Government Job Applicants

Next month, New York City job seekers will no longer have to provide their salary history to city agencies when applying for a job. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) last week issued an executive order forbidding government agencies from asking job seekers questions regarding salary history. The…

Massachusetts Takes Historic Step Toward Equal Pay

In a historic step toward equal pay, employers in Massachusetts can no longer ask potential employees about their salary history during a job interview. Massachusetts is the first state to enact such a law, which goes into effect July 1, 2018. The new law, which Gov. Charlie Baker (R) signed…

John Kasich: Women Earn Less Due to Lack of 'Skills' and 'Experience'

When questioned about his feelings on the gender pay gap in America, presidential hopeful John Kasich said the disparity comes down to “skills” and “experience.” The Ohio Gov. and Republican vying for the 2016 presidency spoke this Tuesday at the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC). The organization’s president, Javier…