Realistic depictions of women and girls make good business sense.
It’s been over 50 years since the Equal Pay Act was passed—but the wage gap is still stuck at around 80 cents on every man’s dollar. This is what we need to do in order to overcome the barriers that perpetuate the pay gap—and achieve economic equality at last.
“Women will make the difference in the quality of leadership it brings to the Congress.”
Trump’s budget once again throws loads of money at the Pentagon and Homeland Security, including the wall. The other side of the ledger contains massive cuts impacting almost all ordinary Americans, most prominently women and kids.
Working Mother’s “100 Best Companies” is great for corporate PR. But for the mothers reading this list—those companies could do better.
How would Trump’s grand scheme do harm? Let us count the ways.
Tax policy impacts women differently from men—and not in a positive way. If President Trump follows through on his self-proclaimed “innovative” changes, it could get worse.
The introduction of the Family Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act would create a system of paid family leave financed by a payroll tax evenly split between employers and employees.
Urge the Obama Administration to “vigorously support women’s rights by fully engaging in efforts to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).”
While members of Congress waste time naming post offices and devising ways to get seniors to pay for billionaire’s tax breaks through cuts in Medicare and Social Security, other important business is slipping through the cracks. Specifically, if the Violence Against Women Act—signed by President Bill Clinton in 1994 after a four-year battle—is not reauthorized […]