Madeline Farber writes, "Women across the world only make $0.77 for every dollar a man earns for work of equal value—and the United Nations wants to #StoptheRobbery. UN Women, an entity of the organization, launched a new, month-long campaign on Monday to raise awareness around the gender pay gap.
Liza Mundy writes, "One weekday morning in 2007, Bethanye Blount came into work early to interview a job applicant. A veteran software engineer then in her 30s, Blount held a senior position at the company that runs Second Life, the online virtual world. Good-natured and self-confident, she typicall
Carrie Kaufman writes, "Nevada has ratified the Equal Rights Amendment — roughly 35 years after a deadline imposed by Congress. On Wednesday, the state Senate approved the long-dormant ERA, which among other things guarantees that 'equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by
Seth Berkman writes, "Members of the United States women's national team have decided to sit out the International Ice Hockey Federation world champioinship this month, after negotiations for an increase in wages and support from U.S.A. Hockey stalled.'We are asking for a living wage and for U.S.
Kate Samuelson writes, "Companies in the European Union can ban 'the visible wearing of any political, philosophical or religious sign' as it does 'not constitute direct discrimination,' the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled.
Europe's highest court's ruling was sparked by Samira Achbita, a