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
Is anyone else even paying attention to them at this point? Even some people on the left have debunked this equal pay canard.
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Let's keep working to give every woman the chance to realize her dreams → …
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
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
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
See John Rall's article: "An Adjunct by Any Other Name".
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