Tag Archives: equal pay

The Feministing Five: Lilly Ledbetter

Tweet Lilly Ledbetter, a woman whose story affects us all, recently came out with her autobiography, “Grace and Grit: My Fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond.” Her story is more important than ever today. Especially since women still only make 77 cents to every dollar that men make, even as we [...]
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Romney campaign on whether women should be paid fairly: “We’ll get back to you on that”

TweetRemember that whole women problem that the Republicans definitely don’t have? I think it just got a whole lot worse. On a media call this morning, when asked if he supports the Lilly Ledbetter Act, which helps ensure women get paid fairly, the Romney camp refused to answer. Audio of Romney campaign aides saying “we’ll [...]
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Infographic: Women still make less money!

TweetIf you’re one of those people worried about the collapse of traditional society and nostalgic for the days when women knew their place… you probably won’t be reading Feministing. But if you did, you’d be thrilled to see this infographic from The National Journal, showing that women make less than men — they even make [...]
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Wednesday Weigh-In: What do you want from an Equal Pay App?

TweetLast week, the Obama Administration launched the Equal Pay App Challenge, inviting software developers to help women ensure that they’re being paid fairly. I’m excited to see what developers come up with. In my mind, there are so many ways that technology could help women achieve pay equity. The app could publish a list of [...]
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Quick hit: New Catalyst study finds that women do ask

TweetBut they don’t get. At least, not at the same rates as men do. Two researchers from Catalyst, a research and consulting organization that aims to make workplaces more diverse and equitable, are writing a series for the Washington Post about gender inequity in the workplace. Their first article features research from a new Catalyst [...]
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