Elizabeth Warren’s new proposals to ensure reproductive rights are timely, radical, and necessary.
According to the latest data released by Catalyst on May 1 this year, whereas in the top S&P 500 companies, women comprise almost 44.7% of the workforce, only 5% of women hold any position equivalent to that of a CEO. Likewise, 89% of top earners in the corporations happen to be men.
Current debates on gender gap disparity are timely. Claudia Goldin, an economist at Harvard argues that women don’t step back from work because they have rich husbands; they have rich husbands. because they step back from work.
The most diverse Congress in US history is already making headlines. A record number of 102 women have been sworn into the House to commence their two-year term. Women now comprise 24 percent of all seats – 106 female Democrats and 21 female Republicans.
Amazon has announced raise in minimum wage for all its employees, beginning November. The $15 hourly wage has been arrived at after a prolonged phase of international workers strikes as well as demands domestically by minimum wage activists.
By Saswat Pattanayak New York Times faced a class-action lawsuit in 1974 brought against it by 600 of its own…
The New York Times reviewed thousands of pages of court and public records and interviewed dozens of women, their lawyers and government officials. A clear pattern emerged. Many of the country’s largest and most prestigious companies still systematically sideline pregnant women. They pass them over for promotions and raises. They fire them when they complain.
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By Saswat Pattanayak If the Department of Labor (DOL)’s proposed rule comes into effect, whereby tips are shifted from workers…
HerCampus Interview with Jack Tuckner – What to Do If You’re Being Sexually Harassed At Work? The origins of #MeToo and #DontQuit movements.