29 Aug
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Viola Davis On Equal Pay: Women Of Color Are Battling Twice As Hard.

Viola Davis wants to put her spotlight on something else. The Oscar-nominated actress is teaming up with Vaseline for the Healing Project, a partnership with Direct Relief that aims to supply dermatological care and medical supplies to people living in poverty or crisis areas. For Davis, who grew up extremely poor in Central Falls, Rhode […]

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30 May
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How Boston Is Trying to Close The Gender Pay Gap.

Through pay-negotiation workshops and partnerships with more than 100 companies, the city is trying to help female workers match the salaries of male counterparts. On a cold, sunny morning in April, Boston’s mayor, Martin J. Walsh, took the podium in front of an audience of 150 corporate executives who had gathered at a downtown hotel […]

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10 Apr
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Today is Equal Pay Day. What should today mean to you? #EqualPayDay

In 1963, President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Law, which made it illegal to pay women lower rates for the same job as their male counterparts on the basis of gender. At the time, women earned 59 percent of men’s wages. In honor of Equal Pay Day, we recommend reading the following stories […]

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