Labor statistics published by the Senate’s Joint Economic Committee show women make 79 cents for every dollar made by men. This gender wage gap is even greater among women in minority groups. According to the Joint Economic Committee, Latina women make 55 cents for every dollar made by men. The pay gap has negative effects … Continue reading
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The Los Angeles City Council is directing city attorneys to explore the possibility of barring employers from requesting salary and wage history information. At the moment, employers can ask jobseekers for this information to justify offering lower pay. This can especially hurt women, a group that already experiences lower pay than their male counterparts. Proponents … Continue reading
A recent report released by the California State Auditor shows that California counties (including Los Angeles County) are experiencing a gender wage gap among county workers. According to the California State Auditor, women working for Los Angeles County make 76 percent of the wages of their male coworkers. Why is Los Angeles experiencing a wage … Continue reading
A growing number of movie stars are speaking out against the Hollywood wage gap. The timing could not be more perfect, as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has widened its investigation into Hollywood’s gender discrimination problems. Chris Evans, the star of movies like Captain America: Civil War and Snowpiercer, claimed the gender wage gap … Continue reading
Comedian and 30 Rock star Tina Fey recently gave an interview to Town & Country Magazine that shows us how the wage gap is affecting female comedians. During the interview, Fey was asked what it is like to be a woman in comedy. She gave an astute and accurate answer. According to Fey, women are … Continue reading