On Tuesday, California Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Fair Pay Act, a bill designed to combat the wage gap between men and women, an act he called an “important milestone” to help the state in “reaching toward greater equity.” The law makes it illegal for employers to pay employees of the opposite sex lower wages than colleagues performing “substantially similar work,” and forbids retaliation towards employees who ask about their coworkers’ wages, a tactic wielded by employers to conceal wage disparities. 136 more words
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This is something that really needs to be addressed.
Why don’t people that do the SAME job get paid the SAME?
It just doesn’t make sense and I am really struggling trying to confidently raise three daughters into a world where they are unlikely to be recognised in the same manner in the professional arena as their male cousin. 82 more words
After what has widely been hailed as an impressive performance during the CNN-hosted GOP frontunner debate last week, presidential candidate and former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina has jumped to second place in the Republican field, 890 more words
Season 3 Pam vs. Season 4 Pam and Late-Blooming Confidence in Women: THE FIRE WALK IS SO REAL, Y'ALL
I’ve been re-watching The Office. It’s been a couple years since the final season ended, and I recently came to the realization that the first season is actually now 10 years old–SO weird–so it seemed an appropriate time to go back to the beginning. 1,701 more words
What a man should do to support gender equality:
Dr Michael Kimmel commented; “white men have been the beneficiaries of the greatest affirmative action program ever known in the history of the world—it’s called the history of the world!” I am a strong supporter affirmative action for women through the use of targets for women especially into senior line positions. 245 more words