In "Red Sparrow," Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence plays a Russian ballerina-turned-agent forced into a brutal and sexually violent world. But aside from a timely Russian-focused storyline, the film touches on issues of gender and power imbalances that Lawrence has not…
By PBS NewsHour
The U.S. women’s national soccer team ratified a new five-year collective bargaining agreement Tuesday following a bitter yearlong dispute over demands for equal pay.
By Dave Berndtson
Male state workers earn more than their female counterparts in many states, including California, Idaho, Maryland and Texas.
By Teresa Wiltz, Stateline
Earlier this week, Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts signed an equal pay law that is the most comprehensive statutory attempt yet to address gender pay inequality in the country.
By Ariane Hegewisch
By Joshua Barajas
And what still needs work.
By Nick Corcodilos
There is only one thing a woman should have to do to get paid as much as a man: her job.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is expanding a data collection program aimed at ferreting out abuses of equal pay laws.
President Obama issued two executive orders aimed at income disparity based on gender on what the White House proclaimed Equal Pay Day. But Republicans charged the president and Democrats were playing politics rather than improving policy. Judy Woodruff gets two…
By Jim Kuhnhenn, Alan Fram, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies in Congress are making a concerted election-year push to draw attention to women's wages, linking Obama executive actions with pending Senate legislation aimed at closing a compensation gender gap that favors…
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