White House Aims To Close Workforce Gender Gaps By Tackling Stereotypes In Media And Toys

Source: Women You Should Know. In a statement released yesterday, the White House announced plans for a day-long conference aimed specifically at “breaking down gender stereotypes in media and toys so that our children can explore, learn, and dream without limits.” On board to discuss the best ways to meet this critical challenge, which the White Read More …

Glassdoor to Host Roundtable on Pay Equality April 12 — Equal Pay Day — Featuring Hillary Clinton, U.S. Gold Medalist Megan Rapinoe and Other Leading Experts

Participating Executives and Leaders to Explore Gender Pay Gap Causes and Solutions in a Moderated Discussion NEW YORK, NY and MILL VALLEY, CA–(Marketwired – Apr 7, 2016) – Glassdoor®, the world’s most transparent jobs and recruiting marketplace, will host a roundtable on pay equality featuring Hillary Clinton and a number of other leaders, experts and Read More …

The jobs with the highest gender pay gaps

By Sarah Grant.  Source: Bloomberg Business. It’s hard to argue that women don’t take some kind of salary penalty—most studies have found some gap between what the genders earn—but in some fields, women are at a particular disadvantage, new research shows.  A report released on Wednesday by salary website Glassdoor found that that women are paid, on average, Read More …

IWPR Provides Expert Testimony during D.C. Paid Family Leave Hearing

IWPR Paid Family Leave Experts Dr. Heidi Hartmann and Dr. Jeff Hayes presented testimony before the D.C. city council as the council deliberates a proposed D.C. paid leave bill. The testimony highlighted IWPR’s analysis estimating that the D.C. city council’s proposed paid leave program would provide $267.4 million in benefits to covered workers and would Read More …

IWPR to Release First-Ever Status of Women in the South Report on February 25 at Spelman College in Atlanta

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research and the Women’s Research and Resource Center at Spelman College will hold an event to release the first ever Status of Women in the South report. The report addresses how women in the south fare on economic status, health, leadership, violence and safety, reproductive rights, and work/family supports, with Read More …