From Posting to Offer: How to Analyze a Job

July 24, 2023

Job postings can tell you a lot about the position you’re applying for and what questions to ask when you land an interview. These questions and assessments are an opportunity to close the pay gap by shedding light on equity in the workplace. Performing a risk assessment on a potential new job can help achieve…

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Equal Pay Legislation for Pride

June 5, 2023

No one should be discriminated against because of who they are, what they look like, or who they love. Yet in our country, LGBTQ+ people are continually discriminated against by politicians, employers, and even in their own communities. In 2023, transgender people have faced an onslaught of harmful legislation and community hatred that threaten their…

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April Newsline: Reflections & Highlights from the month!

April 25, 2023

Hi Friend, This month, extremists and corrupt judges continued to attack our right to choose when or if to have a child by attempting to stop the use of a safe and effective abortion pill. The Supreme Court ruled to keep Mifepristone legal for now, its future is uncertain. If they allow judges to reverse…

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Native Women’s Equal Pay Day

November 29, 2022

November 30th is Native Women’s Equal Pay Day signifying the day a Native Woman must work into the new year to make what a white, non-Hispanic man made the year before. Native Women earn just 51 cents for every dollar making them the second lowest-paid group.  You can learn more about the Native Women’s pay…

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Five Salary Negotiation Tips to Help Get the Pay You Deserve

September 16, 2022

As Black women’s recovery from the pandemic continues to lag and the job market remains hot, there is an opportunity to increase the salaries of working women and close the pay gap. This year Black Women’s Equal Pay Day is September 19, 50 days later than in 2020 because Black women earned even less because…

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LGBTQIA+ Equal Pay Day

June 15, 2022

June 15th is LGBTQIA+ Equal Pay Day. Most Equal Pay Days are set on the day that a person with that identity would have to work into the new year to make as much as a white male did in the previous year. The truth is that the data to make this calculation for LGBTQIA+…

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Working women demand wage parity on Equal Pay Day

March 15, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMar.15, 2022Contact: Kristin Kepplinger (212-255-2572 or ATLANTA — Tuesday, March 15, is Equal Pay Day, which spotlights the gender pay gap by marking the date that women must work into the next year to be paid what men were paid in the previous year. Leng Leng Chancey, the executive director of 9to5,…

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Fighting (and winning!) for the right to be pregnant on the job

March 30, 2017

Christina from Colorado shares how employers endanger pregnant workers by refusing to allow basic accommodations — and ultimately how this impacts the wage gap.

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The complexities of caregiving when your family has a loved one in prison

March 29, 2017

Marilyn from Georgia lays out how the lack of family-friendly workplace policies impact women’s income — especially in a family with a loved one in prison.

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A caregiver’s wage gap

March 28, 2017

Keisha from Wisconsin lays out how not having access to paid sick days or paid family leave contributes to the wage gap by punishing women financially for taking care of our families.

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