equal pay

New Sweeping Equal Pay Law Bans Employers From Asking For Salary Histories

New Sweeping Equal Pay Law Bans Employers From Asking For Salary Histories

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Massachusetts’ new equal pay law unanimously passed the state legislature, and Republican Gov. Charlie Baker has signed it into law. Massachusetts has not only become the first state to ban employers from asking potential employees about their salary histories, the state also bans salary secrecy between employees and mandates that employers […]

Man Sues Yahoo! Says He Was Fired Because He’s Male

Man Sues Yahoo! Says He Was Fired Because He’s Male

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit What happens when gender discrimination affects men? We usually associate gender discrimination with women. That’s because the majority of cases involve women. We often hear about women being paid less than their male counterparts for the same work. We hear about pregnancy discrimination and a myriad of other […]

Sienna Miller’s Reaction After Being Offered Less Than Half Of Male Co-Star

Sienna Miller’s Reaction After Being Offered Less Than Half Of Male Co-Star

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit British actress Sienna Miller turned down a role in a Broadway production because she learned she was offered significantly less than her male co-star was offered. In an interview with Vogue, Miller said, “It was a play with just two of us on stage and I was offered […]

Facebook’s Gender Equality Fail

Facebook’s Gender Equality Fail

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit We had an interesting discussion in our Liberals Unite Writers Group yesterday about Facebook’s new “friends” icon for gender equality that I wanted to share with you all. Ed, one of our writers and editors, began by posting the following to the writers group late Thursday: Explaining that […]

Scott Walker – Equal Pay Pits Women Against Men

Scott Walker – Equal Pay Pits Women Against Men

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit   In an interview with the Boston Herald, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker attacked Hillary Clinton’s advocacy for equal pay legislation by saying she was simply following in President Obama’s footsteps in trying to “pit one group of Americans versus another.” When the program’s host, Adriana Cohen, asked Walker […]