Did women’s jobs help them during the recession?

Apr 9, 2018
Women work in professions that are more resistant to the business cycle and therefore more stable, one expert says.
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The Obama administration takes on the wage gap

Jan 29, 2016
Women still earn only about 79 cents for every dollar a man does.

Why women are behind men on the U.S. corporate ladder

Oct 1, 2015
A new study looks at the disparities between genders in the workplace.

The financial reality of investing for women

Dec 7, 2012
We often hear that women are more risk averse than men. Commentator Helaine Olen says yes, male and female investors may approach risk-taking differently, but that's not why women have less money to put away.

Why do women get smaller raises than men?

Aug 3, 2012
A recent study showed that managers gave men more than two-thirds of the available raise pool.
A professor says she thinks that the gender wage gap can partially be due to assumptions managers may have about what kinds of rewards male and female employees may value.
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Paycheck Fairness Act voted down

Jun 5, 2012
It may have been more electioneering that legislating, but a Democratic bill to close the pay gap between men and women fell short in the Senate along clear partisan lines.

The challenges of earning more than your man

Apr 6, 2012
Women find themselves faced with heavy choices when they become the family breadwinner.

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QUIZ: Men, women and the laundry room

Apr 21, 2011
Clorox marketing exec Heidi Dorosin made a brief appearance in my Marketplace story on laundry detergents with fewer petrochemicals. A little off...