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Generations of workers have simply absorbed the chaos of balancing labor and child care, and the pandemic exposed how underappreciated -- and broken -- the nation’s child care system is. What policymakers do next could change the way U.S. families…
By Laura Santhanam
The bill would make it easier to sue employers over pay discrimination, curb the ability of companies to retaliate and beef up enforcement of existing laws.
By Brian Slodysko, Associated Press
The 2020 Democratic candidate's plan would punish companies and contractors with historically poor records on diversity and equality by denying them contracts with the federal government.
By Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press
Briana Scurry was the starting goalkeeper for the U.S. women’s national soccer team for years, including during its 1999 World Cup victory. She is also a two-time Olympic gold medalist. Scurry joins Judy Woodruff to discuss play so far at…
By Associated Press
Under Kamala Harris' plan, companies that fail to achieve an equal pay certification would be fined 1 percent of their profits for every 1 percent wage gap.
By Gretchen Frazee
The House passed the legislation last week, largely along party lines. It is now in the Senate.
Women who work full-time on average make about 81 percent of what men make, taking into account the fact that women tend to work less overtime and have lower-paying jobs.
By Joshua Barajas, Erica R. Hendry, Iman Smith
Here are five important stories you may have missed this last week.
By Kristen Doerer
Making Sen$e chatted with three experts on the pay gap on Equal Pay Day. Here's what they had to say on the pay gap, where it stems from and why it persists.
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