When it pays to smoke with the boss

Dec 9, 2019
Male smokers who work for other male smokers get promoted faster, according to new research.
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Michelle Williams’ Emmy speech highlights gender pay gap

Sep 23, 2019
The "Fosse/Verdon" actress pointed out that women of color can end up making half of what their white male counterparts make.
Michelle Williams accepts the Emmy award Sunday for outstanding lead actress in a limited TV series or movie.
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States expand bans on asking job applicants for salary history

Aug 1, 2019
The question can perpetuate long-standing pay disparities among women and racial and ethnic groups.
A job seeker fills out an application at a career fair in midtown Manhattan, New York City.
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Younger workers more likely to talk pay with colleagues

Jul 4, 2019
Greater transparency around salaries could help close racial and gender pay gaps but can be tricky to navigate.
A group of business people having a meeting in an office
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How did you ask for a raise?

Jun 3, 2019
Compared to women, more men end up receiving the raise they asked for.
A man makes his next move.
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Boston Symphony Orchestra finds itself in a gender pay gap saga

The orchestra's principal flutist, Elizabeth Rowe, found out she makes about $65,000 less than the male oboe player next to her.
Marco Borggreve for the Boston Symphony Orchestra

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Women and their employers can both work to combat gender wage gaps

Mar 16, 2018
For every dollar that U.S. men make, women make about 80 cents. Black women make 63 cents for every dollar white men make. Latinas make 54 cents.
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What does the gender wage gap sound like?

Feb 16, 2018
In the U.S., on average, women earn 80 cents for every dollar men make, according to the Department of Labor.