Wage Gap Awareness is what “leanin.org” is working for. It is a women’s empowerment initiative started by the Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation that is trying to take action to close the wage gap. Read the full article with the link!Read more "Raising Wage Gap Awareness"
We can look at these differences and we can see that there is a wide variety of possible reasons to why the wage gap may exist, but the highest one is still unexplainable. Why is that? That’s what we want to find out as well.Read more "Underlying Causes Of The Gender Wage Gap"
Most people do not think much of it when they turn 32, but if you’re a woman this may become a significant age for reasons you will not be happy about. According to time.com, the gender wage gap widens once a woman hits age 32, and will keep widening as they get older. CLICK HERE for a […]Read more "What Age 32 Means For Women"
Forbes created a list of 25 common professions that gender wage gaps are evident. CLICK HERE to see the listRead more "25 Popular Jobs With Gender Wage Gap"
One argument against the wage gap is that women voluntarily leave the workforce to have children. This is a common explanation people use to support paying women lower salaries than men. “About 39% of mothers say they have taken “significant” time off work after having a child” (Farber, 2). Although these mothers are voluntarily taking off work, […]Read more "The Motherhood Penalty"
There is currently no country in the world where women are being paid the same as men for the same work. Who falls the furthest behind might surprise you as well. The U.S. ranked 65th in wage equality among 142 other countries according to a report by the World Economic Forum. In the same report […]Read more "The wait may be longer than we think: Gender wage gap in other countries"
This past Tuesday, April 4th was Equal Pay Day. For those who don’t know what this day means, it is the day that symbolizes how much a woman would need to work into a year to earn as much as a man does. “Women who work full-time in the United States take home about 80 cents for […]Read more "Equal Pay Day April 4th"