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IWF is Setting the Record Straight on #EqualPayDay

April 10 2018
by Heather Madden


Diamond and Silk Labeled as "Unsafe" for Facebook, Maybe It's Time for A New Social Media Option

April 10 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Millennial Monday: Does the wage gap apply to millennial women?

April 9 2018
by Betsy Pearson


Equal Pay Day Overlooks Other Interesting Gender Gaps in the Workplace

April 9 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Study: Women Gaining Ground in High-Paying Fields Once Dominated by Men

April 4 2018
by Charlotte Hays


There's No Room for Pregnancy Discrimination on the Job

April 3 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Google Shares How It Closed Unexplained Pay Gaps

March 20 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Good News: Disabled Americans Are Finding Jobs

March 20 2018
by Charlotte Hays


7 Facts About Women in the Workforce for Women's History Month

March 1 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Poll: Most Inappropriate Office Behavior is Not What You Think It is

February 26 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Why Amy Poehler Shouldn't Fight for a Hike in Tipped Minimum Wages

February 26 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


QUIZ: What Do You Know About The Nation's Best New Paid Leave Plan?

February 26 2018
by Staff


How Mandatory Union Dues Make Many Workers Subsidize Views with Which They Disagree

February 23 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Marines Quietly Eliminate Physical Standard Women Find Almost Impossible to Pass

February 20 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Europe’s Gender Quotas for Corporate Boards Failed to Do Much for Women

February 20 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Uber Has a Gender Earnings Gap, but There's a Good Explanation

February 9 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Survey: #MeToo Backlash Against Women is Real

February 7 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Ryan Seacrest Has a Can’t-Miss #MeToo Message About False Allegations

February 6 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Survey: New Tech Moms Have Great Experience Returning to Work Post Baby

January 30 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Here are Six Political Moments from the 2018 Grammys

January 29 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


In Today's WSJ: A Simple Plan for Parental Leave

January 25 2018
by Hadley Heath


Major American Companies Voluntarily Adding Paid Leave and Other Benefits for Salaried and Hourly Employees

January 25 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Kristen Bell Opens Girl Power Sag Awards with Cheap Shot at Melania Trump

January 22 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


How to Solve the Maternity Leave Dilemma

January 19 2018
by Staff


Condoleeza Rice Warns Against #MeToo Creating Snowflakes and Triggering Backlash

January 15 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


French Cinema Great Catherine Deneuve: NOT MeToo

January 11 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Say Goodbye to Busboys at Red Robin Thanks to Minimum Wage Hikes

January 10 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Gender Discrimination Suit with a Twist: Former Google Engineer Alleges that Company Discriminates against White Males

January 9 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Golden Globes Turns Serious Issue of Sexual Misconduct into Mere Fashion Statement

January 8 2018
by Charlotte Hays


No, Iceland Didn’t Just Make It Illegal to Pay Women Less Than Men

January 5 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Column: If We Want Women to Move Up, We Must Accommodate Moms

January 5 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Top Hollywood Women Launch Time’s Up as the Answer to #MeToo, but Don’t Be Fooled

January 3 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


What You Need to Know About New York's Paid Leave Plan

January 3 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


18 States Hike Minimum Wage in 2018, Young Female Workers May Suffer

January 2 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


California’s $15 Minimum Wage to Cost 400,000 Jobs – Many for Women

December 18 2017
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


McArdle: Some Problems with "Believe All Women"

December 18 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Pew: Gender Discrimination, Sexual Harassment are Problems but Not Universal

December 15 2017
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders First Mom on the Job

December 12 2017
by Ericka Andersen Sylvester


Women Aren't Alone in Making Strides in Employment

December 11 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Time Magazine Names "Silence Breakers" Person of the Year

December 7 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Mark Zuckerberg’s Paternity Leave Tells Us 3 Things About Paid Leave, Millennials

December 6 2017
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Self-Help: Columnist Offers Simple Tips on How NOT to Harrass Your Co-Workers

December 6 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Sheryl Sandberg Calls Out the Chilling Effect Between Sexes Following Harassment Revelations

December 5 2017
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


A Maternity Leave Policy That Really Works For Small Businesses

December 1 2017
by Ericka Andersen Sylvester


Meghan Markle Giving Up Her Career for Prince Harry Doesn’t Make Her a Bad Woman

November 29 2017
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Yes, Rep. John Conyers IS an Icon--Maybe Just Not the Way Nancy Pelosi Meant

November 28 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Black Friday Protests Dwindle Exposing This Uncomfortable Truth

November 27 2017
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


New York Wants to Dictate When You Work

November 20 2017
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Bernie Sanders Blatantly Gives Bill Clinton, Al Franken a Pass on Sexual Harassment

November 20 2017
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Senator Deb Fischer's Family Leave Plan Makes It Into Senate Tax Bill

November 17 2017
by Charlotte Hays


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