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Does the government care about women?

American women, on average, earn less than American men.

This is by no means news – it has been fact since the first American women were deemed acceptable to work. 1,161 more words

US Politics

FLOTUS pushes debunked wage gap myth on 'Equal Pay Day' [pic]

Is anyone else even paying attention to them at this point? Even some people on the left have debunked this equal pay canard.

Let's keep working to give every woman the chance to realize her dreams → …

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US Politics

Women's Equality Day

Ninety-four years ago today, women in the United States were finally accorded the right to vote in every state and in federal elections. It was a long time coming, starting out with Abigail Adams reminding her husband John to “remember the ladies” during the early days of the republic and progressing through generations of women working for the cause, including Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. 190 more words


Women's Equality Day #WEMatter [tips]

Today is designated for Women’s Equality Day! Women have been earning less than half their wages (77%) compared to their male counterparts. Aside from marching into your boss’s office and demanding a raise, you might want to try these tips first: 168 more words

Motivational Minute

What's in a Title? Are New Titles for Adjuncts Just Lipstick on a Pig?

Sara Jerde has an article at the Chronicle of Higher Education describing university efforts to mollify adjuncts at their schools by giving them new titles.  To make adjunct positions more palatable, universities are now playing the title game.   383 more words

Daily History

jrhoskins reblogged this on The Adjunct Crisis and commented:

See John Rall's article: "An Adjunct by Any Other Name".

Scotland's women agree - they haven't had a fair deal from Westminster

That’s not just me saying so. It was the verdict of 1000 of Scotland’s women polled on behalf of Women for Independence by Survation.  When asked which institution – the Scottish or Westminster Parliament – gave them a fair deal, nearly four in ten (38.6%) said they didn’t think Scottish women got a fair deal from Westminster, while a clear majority believed the Scottish Parliament did give them a fair deal (42% compared to 17%).  660 more words

Political Witterings

Equal pay for equal work

What does this mean to you? Does it mean that everyone doing the same job should be paid the same? The words “equal pay for equal work” are thrown around loosely by the political class, but what does it mean? 57 more words

At Work