The financial crisis wreaked havoc on ordinary Americans while leaving many CEOs unscathed. So federal reforms, including the 2010 Dodd-Frank law, required companies to disclose their CEO-to-worker pay ratio. But for various reasons, they didn't do it, so Bloomberg News did the legwork. The news service... Read More »
Women still earn 77 cents for every dollar a man makes, and are paid less even in the same job, working the same hours. Partly, this is because women are less inclined to ask for a raise -- and for good reason. Research shows that women who ask for raises are seen as aggressive and unfeminine, and that... Read More »
Inside the Beltway, the debate continues to rage over the smartest way to spur growth. Tax cuts? Tax hikes? Investing in infrastructure? Better regulations? Print more money?
But none of these are the answer, according to a new report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a group of 34... Read More »
The gender pay gap is an enduring fact of American life. Many say that's due to the enduring responsibilities of motherhood, which lead to women taking more time off than men to care for the kids. But according to a new report from the American Association of University Women, just a year out of college, the... Read More »
Before the debate Tuesday evening, Romney had successfully obliterated Obama's lead, almost entirely thanks to women voters. According to a Pew poll, Obama was ahead a staggering 18 points among women, which was thoroughly quashed by his wearied-professor performance.
Winning women is a key to a November... Read More »
If you're convinced that in the United States, the rich get richer and the poor get poorer, you are absolutely right -- especially in big cities, where the situation is even more extreme, according to a recent study. Read More »