How seriously people take particular scientific disciplines partly depends on how many women enter them.
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The proportion of women in a discipline influences how rigorous and trustworthy people rate the field overall, as well as whether they categorize a STEM field as a ‘hard’ or ‘soft’ science.
Women may be more team-oriented than men.
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Some suggest women’s lack of competitiveness relative to men is one reason for the persistent gap between how much men and women earn.
Director remuneration practices and policies are coming in for much greater scrutiny.
Pride and prejudice.
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Gay men earn 11% less while lesbian women earn 9% more than their heterosexual counterparts.
Researchers examined the quality of students’ internship experience.
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Findings add to growing concerns about the wage gap between men and women – as well as a gap between Asians and whites.
The gender pay gap has proved difficult to close.
Women make about 81 cents for every dollar a man earns, little changed in recent years. Could more pay transparency change that?
López Obrader wants to cut salaries for all government workers in Mexico, including himself.
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Mexico’s new president has reduced his own salary and demanded that all federal workers
– including lawmakers and judges – take a massive pay cut, too. That may be illegal.
Women earn less than men in most occupations, including soccer.
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A decade ago, President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the latest legislative effort to close the persistent gap between how much women and men earn. Here’s why it hasn’t made much of a difference.
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The UK desperately needs a more robust system to lift standards in low paid sectors and protect workers.
New census data gives insight into Canada’s immigrant population, including how English language proficiency can impact wages. Here, a group of new Canadians take part in a citizenship ceremony in Ottawa in September.
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New census data provides a chance to understand why immigrants earn lower wages than Canadians who have been here for many generations. Whether immigrants speak English at home may be a clue.
Despite what RBA chief Philip Lowe says, asking for a pay rise isn’t so simple for many employees.
Building negotiating power is crucial for anyone looking to ask for a pay rise. But for those who can’t, perhaps it’s the employers’ responsibility to ensure fair compensation.
Establishing unique voices from various female perspectives will help create a united front on issues of specific female concern.
Sport remains the most evocative public demonstration of difference between the sexes, so its importance to feminist politics cannot be neglected.
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Pay transparency laws are the latest effort to eliminate the still-yawning gap between the salaries of men and women. Do they work?
Differential treatment between international and local aid workers may undermine international aid programs.
In the humanitarian aid and development sector, local staff are paid less and receive fewer benefits than their expatriate colleagues, even when they do similar work and have similar qualifications.