Posts Tagged ‘paycheck fairness’

Jul
2015
8

Brooklyn Bar Charges Women $0.77 for Every $1 Men Pay to Show Gender Gap Is “Some Shameful Shit”

Brooklyn Bar Charges Women $0.77 for Every $1 Men Pay to Show Gender Gap Is
  To start a conversation about the gender pay gap, a Brooklyn bar last night offered women drinks at 77 cents on the dollar. That is the amount that women earn for every dollar men earn, according to the Department of Labor (the date was also 7/7). The Way Station, a Prospect Heights bar previously [&hellip...;
Apr
2014
9

Obama Signs Female Worker Protection EO While Polls Show Women, GOP Drifting Further Apart

Obama Signs Female Worker Protection EO While Polls Show Women, GOP Drifting Further Apart
  Monday, President Barack Obama signed an executive order that makes it illegal for federal contractors to retaliate against workers who openly discuss their pay.  The timing of the action coincides with National Equal Pay Day.   In bypassing Congress the Obama Administration hopes to test the policy on employees of federal contractors in...
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Jan
2014
10

New (Hampshire) Years Resolution: State AFL-CIO Head Calls for Wage Gains, Paycheck Fairness in 2014

  The AFL-CIO went on offense in New Hampshire this week, pressing to shape the priorities of the General Court’s 424 members in 2014.  Raising the minimum wage, committing to new prevailing wage laws, and a paycheck fairness bill to ensure women are equally compensated top the labor lobby’s list.   Matt MacKenzie, President of...