Tag: Working Mothers

How to Avoid the 'Motherhood Penalty' and Recoup Income

There is no denying the gender pay gap between men and women continues to exist, but when it comes to mothers, the hit to their income is even greater. According to a recent report by the American Sociological Review, women face a “motherhood penalty” of 4 percent of income for…

No Paid Maternity Leave for Ivanka Trump's Workers

Ivanka Trump, who has positioned herself as a champion for the rights of working mothers, has her label’s clothes made by workers who receive no paid maternity leave. “Gender is no longer the factor creating the greatest wage discrepancy in this country. Motherhood is,” Trump said at the Republican National…