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Why is the gender wage gap so big in the public sector that the unions invoiced the government for it?

The unions representing public servants and the Green Party are very excited about the gender wage gap this week. So much so that the public service union presented the Treasury with an invoice for that wage gap in the public sector of 14.1%. 291 more words

Labour Economics

A long-standing anomaly about racial discrimination in the labour market

CHART: Asians Make 15% More Than Whites, Is That Because of 'Asian Privilege' or Discrimination Against Whites? http://t.co/9YnkDDrcbO
Mark J. Perry (@Mark_J_Perry) March 19, 2015

Labour Economics

A Different Slant on Class-Based Hiring Discrimination

Most employers are familiar with the pitfalls of discriminating against applicants in protected classes under Civil Rights laws. For the most part, African Americans, Hispanics and other minority groups experience the brunt of this type of discrimination. 252 more words

Employment Discrimination

The Bechdel Test: whether women are in a movie as fully human characters, or as plot devices for the male characters

Hollywood is a slave to the box office on the most cutthroat industry there is. Film producers and screenwriters will portray men and women in whatever roles and whatever extent sells tickets. 239 more words

Economics Of Media And Culture