“The Art of Equal Pay: The Campaign to Close the Wage Gap in the Visual Arts” is Pred’s year-long initiative—launching on Equal Pay Day, March 31—calling for women artists to raise their prices over the next year to close the gender wage gap for visual artists.
Once you factor in other forms of earnings (such as health insurance, retirement account contributions, bonuses, and self-employment income), men actually earn 75 percent more than women—meaning that women on average earn only 57 cents on a man’s dollar. If Equal Pay Day was based on a more comprehensive measure of the earnings gap, the day would fall much later in the year—more like October.
Despite the arrival of spring this week, it feels as though winter may still be coming—at least in the northern hemisphere. News about the spread of the coronavirus—and the mixed reactions to it—have understandably dominated the headlines. Amidst the cacophony of coverage, there have been a number of stories about the impact of the virus […]
We are facing an unprecedented health crisis, and will soon be in the midst of a full-fledged economic catastrophe. We must learn from the mistakes of our past and ensure the most vulnerable Americans are able to weather the uncharted waters ahead. There is simply no more direct and effective way to do so than providing immediate cash relief to those who need it most.
Domestic workers are being forced to navigate this crisis alone and without a safety net. Donations to the Coronavirus Care Fund will provide emergency assistance to nannies, house cleaners and home care workers who need help right now, giving them the stability they need to stay home and be a part of the solution to this crisis.
Wall Street is going nuts: Coronavirus has unglued the global economy’s lines of supply, threatening corporate bottom lines. Then, Russia picked the perfect time to fight over oil production with OPEC. It is time to rethink fossil fuel loyalties and the wars it provokes wherever our beautiful earth is drilled, injected and fractured.
This International Women’s Day, as the world talks about women’s contributions and big brands claim to be empowering women by turning packaging pink for the day, I have to ask: Where’s the money?
The EEOC blocked collection of gender income data for being “burdensome” for businesses.
We wanted to test what would happen if we empowered Black women to be the authors of their own lives—with the understanding that they, and they alone, know what their families need. We wanted to explore what would happen if institutional power and resources were used in the service of Black women and not for their confinement and destruction.
The BE HEARD Act is the first federal legislative proposal to acknowledge workplace harassment in the wake of the #MeToo movement’s explosion.