equal pay

This Equal Pay Day, the Crisis May Be Widening the Chasm

This Equal Pay Day, the Crisis May Be Widening the Chasm

In the midst of a global pandemic, discussions about gender wage equality have largely taken a backseat to broader concerns about widespread economic insecurity in the wake of this crisis.

During the coronavirus crisis, equal pay is more important than ever

Women lose out on lifetime earnings to weather an economic downturn.
Here’s why Reese Witherspoon reveals her pay rate to other women in Hollywood

Here’s why Reese Witherspoon reveals her pay rate to other women in Hollywood

Reese Witherspoon has long been a champion of equal pay in Hollywood. In 2018, she spearheaded a movement to close the gender pay gap at HBO. (If anyone can do it, it’s the woman who portrayed both
US Soccer argued in equal pay lawsuit that women's players are not as good as men — now they've apologized

US Soccer argued in equal pay lawsuit that women's players are not as good as men — now they've apologized

The United States Soccer Federation, which has been sued by the U.S. women's national team over alleged unequal pay, apologized Wednesday for arguing in court that women players aren't as skilled and
What we talk about when we don't talk about our salaries

What we talk about when we don't talk about our salaries

Back in November, I shared a piece about the "Real Media Salaries Spreadsheet" that was started by one of my colleagues and publicized the incomes of more than a thousand people working in media. Now
Samira Ahmed and BBC reach settlement over equal pay claim

Samira Ahmed and BBC reach settlement over equal pay claim

Settlement comes after tribunal ruled that Ahmed should have been paid same as fellow presenter Jeremy VineThe BBC has decided not to appeal against the equal pay case involving Newswatch presenter

U.S. women’s soccer team seeks more than $66M in damages from U.S. Soccer

The damages were included in slew of papers filed Thursday night in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles ahead of a trial scheduled to start May 5.
New Generation of NYC Insurgents Seeks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Fervor

New Generation of NYC Insurgents Seeks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Fervor

Incumbent New York City Democrats face an unprecedented number of challengers in this year’s primary election, reflecting the party’s ideological divisions and the impact of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s
Revealed: Bernie Sanders Pays Female Staffers More than Elizabeth Warren

Revealed: Bernie Sanders Pays Female Staffers More than Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is accusing her progressive rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), of sexism, but at least by one measure the Vermont septuagenarian has a stronger record of empowering women.
Elizabeth Warren Woos Women to Turn Around Her Campaign

Elizabeth Warren Woos Women to Turn Around Her Campaign

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, who has seen her national lead dwindle on the eve of the Iowa caucuses, is turning back to a bloc of voters she once appeared to have locked up:
Samira Ahmed reacts after winning equal pay claim against BBC – video

Samira Ahmed reacts after winning equal pay claim against BBC – video

The presenter said she was glad the case had been won and thanked the NUJ, her lawyers and barrister outside the BBC in London. Judges condemned the BBC’s defence that Ahmed’s job as presenter of the
BBC facing huge bill for equal pay cases after Samira Ahmed verdict

BBC facing huge bill for equal pay cases after Samira Ahmed verdict

Broadcaster does not consider tribunal result a blanket ruling and could still fight other cases Samira Ahmed has won her equal pay claim against the BBC in a landmark case that lawyers say could
California mandates equal prize money, but women are still fighting for playing time

California mandates equal prize money, but women are still fighting for playing time

The state now requires equal prize money for men and women participating in sports competitions held on state land. But there could be a few more hurdles, including the fight for equal playing time.
Exploring The Data On Hollywood's Gender Pay Gap

Exploring The Data On Hollywood's Gender Pay Gap

Michelle Williams arrives at the world premiere of ‘All the Money in the World.’ Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Roberto Pedace, Scripps College Audiences were furious to hear that Michelle
US Soccer star Megan Rapinoe named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year

US Soccer star Megan Rapinoe named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year

Sports Illustrated named U.S. Soccer star Megan Rapinoe as 2019 Sportsperson of the Year after a year in which she led the U.S. Women's National Team to a World Cup victory, and also engaged in a
Why on earth are the chore wars not done and dusted? | Gaby Hinsliff

Why on earth are the chore wars not done and dusted? | Gaby Hinsliff

Even in couples with egalitarian ideals, women still do the bulk of housework. The time may have come for direct actionGoing on strike has always been a secret fantasy of mine. Not from the day job,
Female footballers deserve a fair deal. That’s why we went on strike | Ainhoa Tirapu

Female footballers deserve a fair deal. That’s why we went on strike | Ainhoa Tirapu

We dedicate our lives to the game, generating wealth yet getting little in return. In Spain, we have said enough is enough • Ainhoa Tirapu is a goalkeeper for Athletic Bilbao and SpainOn Sunday
Fact Check: Kamala Harris Falsely Claims Women ‘Not Paid Equal For Equal Work’

Fact Check: Kamala Harris Falsely Claims Women ‘Not Paid Equal For Equal Work’

The "gender pay gap" is widely disparaged, even by liberal publications, as highly misleading at best.

Latina Equal Pay Day Is Later Than Last Year. We Can’t Afford to Fall Further Behind

Latinas lost one cent on the dollar this year, widening the gender pay gap.
Hundreds of journalists are sharing their salary information in a spreadsheet

Hundreds of journalists are sharing their salary information in a spreadsheet

I'm in a private Slack with some other media/journalist people, and someone brought up the idea of pay transparency. After all: if you don't know what your colleagues are being paid, it's hard to