Equal Pay Day 2016

Happy Equal Pay Day

It feels odd wishing someone a happy equal pay day. Happy? Equal Pay Day is the day at which women’s wages on the whole catch up to that of men’s wages from the prior year. It’s …

Was the Lilly Ledbetter Act Enough?

Laleh Hassibi, PayScale

“Our journey is not complete until our wives, our mothers, and daughters can earn a living equal to their efforts.” -President Obama’s Inauguration Speech, 2013

Today marks the fourth anniversary of President Obama’s signing of
the Lilly

5 For Friday: Ladies First

Now, more than ever, women are claiming their rightful place in the workforce. From HR to CEOs, the gender gap is rapidly decreasing, yet unequal salaries still remain. Why is this? Our weekly blog review examines how sisters are doing …

Are We Closing the Gender Gap at Work?

More than 50 years ago women earned about 60
percent on average of what men earned when working year-round full time. That
percentage was steady up until the 1980s when there was considerable progression
in the movement. The percentage then …

HR Pros Know all About Binders

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by Laleh Hassibi, PayScale.com

The
topic of Mitt Romney’s “binder full of women” is all over the social media
channels today and the subject of memes, blogs and various other forms of
snidery. HR professionals know all …