A recent article in Newsweek discussed the continuing pay gap between men and women, and suggested some reasons why women still make less than their male colleagues. Another recent story discussed how female doctors are paid less than male doctors. I'm not going to argue here whether or not the pay gap is... Read More »
AKRON, Ohio -- The federal government has put its weight behind a discrimination lawsuit filed by female jail guards who said they are effectively being demoted because county officials don't want them watching over male inmates while showering or being strip searched.
The 21 guards at the Summit County jail... Read More »
By Marcus Wholsen
SAN FRANCISCO -- Silicon Valley companies portray themselves as inventors of the future, but they're afflicted by a longstanding problem.
From board rooms to "brogrammers," men still dominate many corners of the tech industry, where the pantheon of famous founders -- from Hewlett and Packard... Read More »
Is Jack Welch, the former General Electric CEO, a timeless seer or an out-of-date warhorse? The Wall Street Journal recently posed that question, but the the answer is simple: He's an out-of-date warhorse.
The occasion for the question was a Journal-sponsored conference on Women in the Economy. Welch doesn't... Read More »
Belgium copied the U.S. when it started its Equal Pay Day a few years ago. Over here, lawmakers and advocates spend the holiday quoting stern statistics about the gender wage gap and proposing legislative fixes. But Belgium's approach is a little bit different. This year, the group Equal Pay Day produced a... Read More »
Listen up ladies! If you want to break through the glass ceiling sooner, consider working for awhile in a foreign country. In a recent survey of successful, professional women, 100 percent say they would recommend working abroad to others.
Granted, 91 percent of the women surveyed are already working abroad... Read More »
Unless you're a world traveler, emerging markets, such as Brazil, Russia, India, and China, are usually topics for the International section of the newspaper or evening news. Whether it's the economy in Greece affecting our financial markets or problems with Chinese sheet rock affecting the construction of a... Read More »
This is not one of those "good news" stories. It seems to get told again and again, and that's the news -- that little changes. Sometime in April, women celebrate Equal Pay Day. It's the day "commemorating" how much time women have to work to catch up to men's pay from the previous year. In 2009, President... Read More »