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Why Black Women Are -- And Should Be -- Leading The Fight For $15
Federal advocate with the National Employment Law Project
Women of color have changed the world through their resilience and fortitude to never settle for less.
The Woman in the Parking Lot
Linda DeMers Hummel
Memoirist, humorist, blogger
The person who may have been there the longest is the woman who walks you to your car and helps you load your groceries. I think of her title as The Woman in the Parking Lot. I'm guessing she's now in her forties. I'm also guessing that she makes minimum wage plus tips.
Most Women Work Because They Have To
Last week, Vice co-founder and conservative jerk Gavin McInnes threw a sexist temper tantrum on HuffPo Live, insisting that
Family, Machismo, and Cultural Change
Ricardo B. Salinas
Founder and Chairman, Grupo Salinas
The woman is the pillar of the family and, by extension, is the cornerstone of society. However, she receives little support and recognition, and in addition to educating and training future citizens, we now demand many other things from her as well.
Why Working Women In China Are Taking Extreme Measures To Look Young
A recent study from the Chinese University of Hong Kong shows that Chinese women are increasingly going under the knife -- not
Wage Drop May Disproportionately Impact Women In Female-Dominated Occupations
Fair, livable wages for all? Sounds pretty reasonable to us. While the study found that real wages have dropped by 2.8 percent
The Poetry of Women's Work
Dr. Peggy Drexler
Author, research psychologist and gender scholar
What a better time than this, National Poetry Month, to enter another sort of discussion: the common space poems create for reflection -- on the challenges we face, the choices we make, and the invaluable importance of all women do.
Gender Wage Gap Widened In 2012, As Women Workers Were Held Back By Recovery
“Public sector jobs for women -- especially at the state and local level -- were cut during 2012, they might go further during
Women Work 'For Free' 59 Days Per Year, Thanks To The Gender Pay Gap: Analysis
Since American women workers make on average 77.4 percent of what their male counterparts make in a year, that means they
11 Ways The American Workplace Is Still Really, Really Sexist
We no longer live in the 'Mad Men' era, but the modern workplace is certainly still responsible for some Mad Men-style sexism
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Waiting for the State of the Union Address
Worrell Professor of Anglo-American Studies, Wake Forest Unive...
Ideally, it is the silences in the last four SOTU addresses that will begin to be filled in next Tuesday night. The biggest of these silences -- the greatest domestic failure of this would-be progressive president -- has been on the issue of poverty and the need for anti-poverty programs.
Helping Women Leaders Around the Globe Reach Their Full Potential
Marketing and Sales Support Executive Global Wealth & Inve...
My time in India reaffirmed my understanding that all around the world there is a momentum among women that is undeniable. However, women have to remember that we can and should reach out to each other for guidance and support -- and, in turn, help others whenever we can.
Women Must Stand Up for Themselves in the Workplace
President, Simmons College
When I was working in middle management in banking, I faced an extremely challenging personal and professional situation. I worked for a male leader who was emotionally and verbally abusive.
Reasonable Break Time Provided Amidst the Breastfeeding Media Craze
Clinical Professor of Law; Director, Work-Life Law and Policy ...
Not enough working moms or their employers know about these new breastfeeding at work rights (and their limitations).
Women in Business: Their Own Worst Enemy?
Avid tea drinker, fox fanatic and paper cut survivor.
For years there has been talk of 'men keeping women down,' but is it the bitter truth that women remain their own worst enemies?
Women At Work: Jealousy And Envy Impact Women Differently Than Men
Senior Women's Reporter, HuffPost
Have you ever been jealous of someone that you work with? According to a new study, a whole lot of people are -- and those feelings of jealousy impact women differently than they do men.
New Report Shows Women In Restaurant Industry Face Harassment, Lower Wages
Women Retail Workers Make Less, Get Fewer Benefits Than Men, Study Finds
The Tommy Hilfiger U.S.A., Inc. did not respond to multiple requests for comment by deadline Thursday. Numbers show that
Gender Washing at Walmart
Martha Burk, Ph.D.
Gender pay equity expert, Money Editor, Ms. Magazine, fmr Chai...
Why has Walmart only recently discovered women as a resource, both as customers and suppliers? Could the answer be that 1.5 million associates sued the company for sex discrimination in pay and promotion?
Should Women Exploit Their Sex Appeal At Work?
Sociologist, Research Professor
Lately, women keep asking me if they should be showing more cleavage at work. Or perhaps wearing shorter skirts?
Working Moms: Women With Three Children Less Likely To Have Jobs Than Those With Two, Study Says
American researchers also see having children negatively affect women's career longevity, but earlier in the growth of the
Progress Denied: Women in Management Left Behind (Minding the Kids)
Research director, Institute for Women's Policy Research
Among women in management without children, average pay rose from 81 cents to 83 cents for every dollar earned by males between 2000 and 2007. The story for women in management with children? Their earnings stayed flat.
Investing in Human Capital: Women, Work and Family
How do dual career families manage the juggling act so much better than more traditional families? The well-kept secret is that investments in human capital pay off for employers as well as employees.
Best Countries For Women Workers (PHOTOS)
According to a new study published by the World Economic Forum this week, women in nearly every country have not yet reached
Social Security Was Saved By Women: Casey Mulligan
One of the great advances of 20th century was increased life expectancy. This advance might have bankrupted Social Security
Sometimes You Have To Take A Step Back
Co-host, MSNBC’s 'Morning Joe'
During that full year and more that I was out of work, I discovered who I was and what I was meant to do, regardless of my assignment or my annual salary. I discovered what my terms would be this time around.
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