Posts Tagged ‘Gender Pay Gap’

Campaign to Close the Gender Gap Underway in California [UPDATE]

More States and Cities Passing Salary History Bans [UPDATE]

Gap, Intel, Cisco and First Capitol are among the 14 companies to take the California Pay Equity Pledge, bringing the total number of companies to 27, according to a press release issued by the Office of California Governor Newsom. Other companies who have signed on to the pledge include Apple, Uber, AT&T, Square, Zynga, Salesforce…

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More States and Cities Passing Salary History Bans [UPDATE]

More States and Cities Passing Salary History Bans [UPDATE]

Progress to close the gender wage gap in the U.S. continues to spread. Some state, county, and local governments have joined the initiative to close the gender pay gap by passing legislation prohibiting employers from inquiring into candidate salary histories. Below are the latest to take action: Alabama: On June 11, 2019, Alabama signed an…

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Gender Pay Gap Can Limit Career Advancement for Women

Gender Pay Gap Can Limit Career Advancement for Women

A report from the ADP Research Institute found that women entering jobs at lower pay than their male peers may find their career advancement limited. The reason? Companies fear that promoting these women employees may reveal a pattern of significant disparity in total compensation when compared to their more highly compensated male peers. The report,…

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The Gender Pay Gap – Just How Bad Is It?

The Gender Pay Gap - Just How Bad Is It?

How bad is the gender pay gap in America? The answer is bad, with how bad depending on which report you agree with most. The Census Bureau and its annual report on income and poverty is the most often referenced to quantify the gender wage gap. Each year, as part of this report, the Census…

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Equal Pay Action Rings Loudly in France

Equal Pay Action Rings Loudly in France

Europe is on the front line of the Equal Pay movement these days. Iceland this year became the first country to mandate that companies with 25 or more full-time employees must submit proof that both men and women are paid equally. This spring, organizations of 250 or more employees in the United Kingdom began providing…

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UK Sets Possible Example for US to Follow in Addressing Gender Pay Gap

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Effective April 5, 2017, the United Kingdom made reporting on the gender pay gap a requirement for organizations with 250 employees or more. The regulations mandate that organizations publish 12-month snapshots on their websites displaying where they stand in providing pay to men and women. The organizations also are required to upload this information to…

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