Tag: Equal Pay

Here’s How Mastercard Achieved Equal Pay And Continues To Close The Pay Gap

Achieving equal pay may be on the agenda for shareholders of major global corporations in 2020. It certainly is part of the agenda for Arjuna Capital, an impact investment firm that champions the business case for equity and diversity. During a media call, the firm announced its plans to propose 19 shareholder resolutions with 17 major corporations in 2020. Most of these proposals…

7 Lessons from U.S. Women’s Soccer’s Fight for Equal Pay

The U.S. women’s national soccer team sued its employer, the U.S. Soccer Federation, for gender discrimination last March — the first known lawsuit of its kind in professional sports. The dispute was a culmination of years of pushing for pay equality and quickly became a media sensation, bolstered by the team’s fourth World Cup win, which came early of last year. As the world…

About Gender Equal Pay

What is the Gender Pay Gap? The gender pay gap is the difference between what men and women are typically paid. Research shows that across demographics and workplaces women are consistently paid less than men in the United States and around the world. The causes of the gender pay gap are complex since gender norms affect how we choose and value work. Men, for…

New Jersey Has The Strongest Equal Pay Law in America

New Jersey cemented a place in history books Tuesday after Governor Phil Murphy signed the most sweeping equal pay legislation in the nation. The new law cracks down on workplace discrimination, requiring equal pay for “substantially similar work.” Though New Jersey already had equal pay laws in place, the bill — also called the “Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act” — amends and strengthens…