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Wage Gap after Baby


Women in the U.S. who work full time, year round are typically paid only 79 cents for every dollar paid to their male counterparts, but the wage gap between mothers and fathers is even larger — mothers who work outside the home full time, year round typically make only 73 cents for every dollar paid to fathers.  122 more words

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Nearly 100 years ago, women broke down barriers to the ballot box, moving us closer to a more equal nation. Let's finish what they started.


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Cops: Husband Beheaded Texas Woman

 

A 23-year-old Texas man was charged Friday with first-degree murder after he reportedly confessed that he beheaded his wife and stashed her head in a freezer in their mobile home. 1,561 more words

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Apple, Facebook, IBM, and Microsoft Promise to Pay Women as Much as Men

Tech companies are finally jumping on the equal pay train.

More than two months after the White House first announced its Equal Pay Pledge for the private sector, Facebook , Apple , Microsoft , IBM and other major industry players have signed on. 348 more words

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What Can You Do to Broaden Your Worldview? Have Dinner with Your Muslim Neighbor “One participant at the dinner suggested that it shouldn’t be the duty of the oppressed to educate the oppressors, but Saab dismissed that, explaining that it is one of the pillars of Islam to stand up for all people and to advocate for any marginalized people.” 85 more words

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This Tech Giant Shows That Men Benefit From Closing the Pay Gap, Too

In case you haven’t noticed, equal pay is a hot topic at the moment. In fact, analysis of equal pay gaps are sort of the new diversity report—in the sense that companies seem to be releasing their salary discrepancy numbers in an effort to attract and retain female employees. 485 more words

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