Appeals Court Rules Unequal Pay Can't Be Based On Women's Previous SalariesA federal appeals court ruled that workers' previous salaries can't be used to justify unequal pay for women and men doing the same job.
California May Ban Employers From Asking About Prior SalaryCalifornia could further strengthen its equal pay protections under a bill passed by state lawmakers.
U.S. Women's Soccer Team Fights For Olympic Gold In Rio, Equal Pay At HomeAs the U.S. Women's National Team dominated the soccer field during its first day of Olympic competition in Brazil, two U.S. senators renewed calls for the team's right to equal pay at home.
Equal Pay Advocates Cheer New Massachusetts Law On Salary ConsiderationsMassachusetts has enacted a law that prevents potential employers from using a job candidate’s past salary as a consideration for future compensation.
State Senator Proposes Adding Race, Ethnicity To Fair Pay LawThe proposal by Sen. Isadore Hall would add "race or ethnicity" to the requirement that employers justify any pay discrepancies between men and women who do "substantially similar" work.
Gov. Brown To Sign Fair Pay Legislation Making It Easier To Challenge Gender-Based Wage GapsA bill recently passed by the Legislature, and that Gov. Jerry Brown has indicated he will sign, places the burden on employers to prove a man's higher pay is based on factors other than gender in wage discrimination cases.
Santa Clara Co. Supervisors Push Forward On Equal Pay OrdinanceThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Tuesday a plan for city staff to prepare a gender and ethnicity pay equity ordinance.
Microsoft CEO Apologizes After Saying Women Don't Need To Ask For A Raise, Have 'Faith In The System'Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says women don’t need to ask for a raise. They should just trust the system—one that at technology companies is overwhelmingly male.
SF Women's Group Members Recognize 'Equal Pay Day' At Board Of Supes MeetingMembers from a women’s organization recognized Tuesday as Equal Pay Day at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday afternoon and called on city leaders to support equal pay for women.
Opinion: Obama’s Talk Of A War on Women Contradicted By The Elevation Of Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton is a glowing example of the heights women are reaching in the United States in recent times. She contradicts the notion thrust forth by President Obama and his political party that there is an alleged-“War on Women”.
Opinion: Democrats Pick Another Losing Issue Focusing On BindersIt’s great that Obama made the binders the headlines since last Tuesday night’s debate because the truth about Mitt Romney’s record on hiring women and the truth about Obama’s alleged war on women is finally coming out – and helping Romney in the polls.