Lifting wages will be a priority for the Albanese government to ease the cost of living. But the unions and the Greens are likely to push for more changes to tackle problems with the Fair Work system.
The $1 trillion bill was a heavy lift for Speaker Nancy Pelosi (center). Next up: the budget reconciliation bill known as Build Back Better.
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The government uses a process called public procurement. A professor of public policy explains how the process works and how it is increasingly used to achieve social goals.
Pay is a perennial issue: this strike by teachers was in 2019 over a government pay offer.
Existing gender and ethnic pay gaps in the public service complicate using wage restraint to improve the lot of the lowest paid.
An all-women moderating team directed the debate.
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Paid family leave and pay equity came up, but on the whole, the remaining Democratic candidates tend to give ‘women’s issues’ short shrift.
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?
An increasing proportion of Japanese adults will remain unmarried their whole lives, and should be considered full citizens rather than underperformers.
An MP from Japan’s governing party recently commented that single women were a burden on the state. But many young women, and men, are rethinking the lure of married life.
In 2014, Obama signed executive actions aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and women. Did they work?
The report not only reveals soaring incomes and falling poverty, it also confirms the gender pay gap has shrunk to a new record low.
Want to know how your salary jar stacks up?
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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?
Another day, another trophy.
Whether the women’s U.S. soccer team wins its fight for pay equity, its existence alone shows just how much has already been won.
Plenty more needs doing to help plug the gender gap in science.
The push to bridge the gender gap and encourage more women and girls into a career in science gets the backing of the United Nations special day.
They won the gold, but where’s the money?
As I watched the Women’s World Cup final recently with my family, my 11-year-old son, who plays on a local soccer team, remarked that he was amazed at how quickly and how often the US team scored. “Seriously…
Biases can often be unconscious.
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Chief executives who don’t care about the gender pay gap or believe that closing it will only increase costs, might want to consider some of the benefits of audits and strategies for identifying and closing…
It’s not just the daughters of CEOs that are likely to be subject to pay inequity.
The Workforce Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) has launched a campaign to send “daughter water” to the CEOs of approximately 3,000 companies who have reported to the Agency that they haven’t done a gender…