Zhao points out there are other potential advantages of pay transparency beyond reducing wage gaps. In hiring, for example, being open about pay eradicates information asymmetries – situations in which a prospective employee’s expectations for pay differs wildly from an employer’s. “Pay transparency can help make the job search more efficient for job seekers and […]

“Pay disparities for women and people of color remain a persistent issue in our city and country, hampering economic opportunities. The inequities for Black women are particularly striking, with our making 58 cents for every dollar earned by a white man. These disparities are not just unfair, but also harmful to our economy and communities. […]

Weekend Reading on Women’s Representation is a compilation of stories about women’s representation in politics, on boards, in sports and entertainment, in judicial offices and in the private sector in the U.S. and around the world—with a little gardening and goodwill mixed in for refreshment! From sports, to TV, to government, this week was chock full […]

Jerome Staley, who was vice president of operations for the East region, claims in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday that he earned nearly $40,000 less per year than his counterparts. All other vice presidents with the company are White, the lawsuit alleges. When Staley learned of the alleged racial pay disparity last year, he complained […]

In the United States, pay gap is especially stark for Black women, who face not only race discrimination, but also sex discrimination reported the National Women’s Law Center on Thursday. RELATED: Americans Protest the Death of Afro-American Killed by Police Among full-time, year-round workers, Black women typically make just 67 cents for every dollar paid to […]

Pedestrians walk past a social distancing notice on Times Square in New York, the United States, July 23, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Ying) The U.S . . .

Did you know that there are websites that pay you to complete small tasks or use your existing skills? Most people are aware of online freelance opportunities. However, receiving payment for tasks or abilities is not always synonymous with freelancing. It, on the other hand, is something you can do on the side of your […]

Black workers have always faced discrimination in the U.S. workforce, even as they helped to build America and provided the foundations for its economy. Today, it takes longer for Black workers to find jobs and when they do, they’re paid less than their white peers. This pay gap is especially stark for Black women, who […]

Newspapers in the Commonwealth and beyond have led with the death of Queen Elizabeth II, with many paying tribute to her accomplishments in seven decades on the throne. Some speculated about how the monarchy might change under King Charles III. The Washington Post’s Twitter account followed the sober format preferred by newspapers in the UK […]

For Nneka, one important way to destroy the inequity between the women’s and men’s leagues is for everyone to invest in women’s sports. And it’s okay to start small and then work your way up. The Nigerian-American advocate says the first move can be watching a game, which more people are doing. This past season, […]

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