Tag: Wage Gap

This is What Rebecca Minkoff is Doing to Close the Gender Wage Gap

Designer Rebecca Minkoff has always supported women’s businesses, but her “a-ha” moment came during a meeting last summer. Minkoff was talking to the head of a company about working together for her namesake fashion brand and asked which of their businesses were female-owned. She wanted to work with just those brands. “They said, ‘We don’t really have a way to do that,’”…

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‘The Crown’ Star Claire Foy Will Receive $275,000 in Back Pay to Close the Gender Wage Gap

The revelation that “The Crown” star Claire Foy was paid less than her male co-star caused a scandal last month as the latest example of sexism in the entertainment industry. Now the award-winning actor will reportedly receive back pay for her performance as Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, as the makers of the acclaimed Netflix drama seek to close the gender pay gap.…