It’s both good and bad news. Women still have a ways to go before they reach equal pay for equal work, but this year shows a small improvement of 1 percent over last year. Equal Pay Day on April 2 marks the date that women finally catch up to earnings that men made for the year
Every player on the winningest United States women’s soccer team in history was a part of a gender discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation recently, with the explicit goal to close the gender pay gap that unfairly compensates women in the sport. According to the New
How many Mega Millions winning lottery tickets would it take to close the gender pay gap? 313. That’s because $500 billion is the total gender pay gap each year in the United States, and the winning lottery ticket only covers $1.6 billion. A new report from the American Association of
“This is so no 12- year-old girl is sorry she’s a girl.” Heather Hardy, the World Boxing Champion International Female Super Bantamweight with a 21-0 undefeated record, and an MMA fighter, wants you to know that the lessons she shares on pay equity, persistence, winning, passion and d
Use tips from this powerful resource guide to step up your game and help make Equal Pay Day redundant. Download the guide here. Please share this post, as well as the Close The Gap app available for free on April 10, Equal Pay Day with this code: free2day
When is 20 percent off not a good thing? When it is applied to every working woman in America who makes on average 20 percent less than a man in the same position. Click here for Take The Lead’s Equal Pay Day Infographic, Equal Pay Day is a painful reminder every year that it ta
Learning new skills can ease the pay gap for women and also fill the pipeline in tech and other fields. A study of nearly 1,300 students who took part in the Climb Credit program of loans for education and certification shows that after graduating, each alum had a median income increa
It’s not better working on your own if you are a woman in the creative fields of blogging, writing, photography, design, event planning and more. It’s way worse. Female creative entrepreneurs—also called freelancers, contractors and drivers of the highly skilled, creative economy—endu
We already know that companies with more women executives are more profitable. But these companies are also paying their female employees more fairly, according to a new analysis by Redfin and PayScale. The gender pay gap is half the size at tech companies with more women executives.
This powerful infographic, created by Take The Lead’s Nailah Blades, visually expresses tips for negotiations underlining the necessity for the power to ask as now is the time to close the gap. Please share this post, the above links to the infographics as well as the Close The
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