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Equal Pay Day for black women marks a persistent wage gap

by Ben Bradford Aug 23, 2019
For Latina women, the gap is even wider—it won’t be equal pay day until around Thanksgiving.
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MBAs can boost pay. But they can't eliminate the pay gap, a study found.

by Justin Ho Apr 2, 2019
Women and people of color still earn less than white men, even with the degree.
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Can salary transparency lead to equal pay for women?

by Tracey Samuelson Apr 2, 2019
A new survey found that younger women are pushing back against unequal pay.
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How to be an advocate for women in tech

by Molly Wood and Kristin Schwab Sep 27, 2017
Harvey Mudd President and computer scientist Maria Klawe believes we need to be inclusive — and vocal.
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New Philadelphia law stops employers from asking salary history

by Marketplace Contributor Feb 21, 2017
The law, slated to go into effect in May unless it's stopped by the state legislature, aims to close the gender salary gap.
Alex Capano, a nurse practitioner in Philadelphia, was asked about her salary history recently. A new law in the city aims to prohibit employers from asking salary questions in the future.
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Hispanic millennials make less, but save more

by Donna Tam Aug 3, 2016
A Wells Fargo survey says most millennials don’t think they can stash away $1 million by the time they retire, and the situation is more critical for female and Hispanic millennials.
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New report traces the gender pay gap from birth to the C-suite

by Tony Wagner and Lewis Wallace Jul 20, 2016
Women's education doesn't close the wage gap with men, study says.
The often-referenced figure that women earn 79 cents for every dollar men do isn't the whole story.
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What are the reasons behind the gender pay gap?

by Gigi Douban Mar 23, 2016
Computer programmers, chefs and dentists were the occupations that had the highest wage gaps in a recent Glassdoor study.
Computer programming has one of the highest wage gaps among the fields studied in a new Glassdoor report. 
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Why gender bias ... is the "elephant in the valley"

by Molly Wood Jan 26, 2016
A survey of tech veterans looks at discrimination faced by women in Silicon Valley.
Ellen Pao (C) leaves the San Francisco Superior Court Civic Center Courthouse on March 27, 2015 in San Francisco, California. A jury found no gender bias against Reddit interim CEO Ellen Pao and former employee at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers. After testifying in the case, independent investor Trae Vassallo was inspired by the support she received from other women to start The Elephant Valley Survey.
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Her old salary? Don't ask.

by Tracey Samuelson Aug 6, 2015
Women's past wages can't be basis for government job pay, personnel office says.