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.
Picking A Gender Could Be Required For Getting U.S. PassportA federal judge in Denver is considering whether the U.S. government should require people to pick a gender to get a passport.
Bay Area Representative Calls For End Of ‘Pink Tax’U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier Monday called for an end to pricing schemes that cause women to pay more than men for similar products.
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.
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.
Forget 'He' Or 'She;' U.S. Universities Asking Students To Use Gender-Inclusive PronounsMore American colleges are asking students to use gender neutral pronouns to boost inclusion.
Pottery Barn Backtracks On Gender-Specific Backpack DesignationsPottery Barn is backtracking on a policy that prevented shoppers from ordering "boy" patches on "girl" backpacks.
Kleiner Perkins Says Ellen Pao Wants $2.7M To Drop Appeal In Gender Bias CaseAttorneys for Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers included the figure in court documents filed in San Francisco Superior Court against Ellen Pao, and a spokeswoman for the company said Pao sought the money in exchange for not appealing.
Pope Demands Equal Pay For Women, Labels Gender Gap 'Scandal'Pope Francis added his voice Wednesday to the feminist anthem of equal pay for equal work, saying it’s “pure scandal” that women earn less than men for doing the same job.
Reddit CEO Ellen Pao Bans Salary Negotiations To Equalize Pay For Men, WomenAfter losing a sex-discrimination lawsuit in Silicon Valley last week, Ellen Pao continues on her crusade to bring gender equality to the tech world, but this time with a focus on her home turf.
SF Jury Finds Silicon Valley VC Firm Did Not Discriminate Against Ellen Pao In High-Profile Gender Bias CaseA jury in San Francisco decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that debated gender imbalance and working conditions for women in Silicon Valley.
Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Silicon Valley Venture Capital Firm Goes To JuryJury deliberations began Wednesday in a high-profile sex discrimination lawsuit that has shined a light on the gross underrepresentation of women in the technology and venture capital sectors of Silicon Valley.

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