California Becomes 1st State To Require Women On Corporate Boards

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NPR October 1, 2018 By Laurel Wamsley California will be the first state to require publicly traded companies to have at least one woman on their board of directors. The law, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday, requires public companies whose principal executive offices are located in California to comply by the end of 2019. The minimum is two …

Textio

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Augmented writing is fueled by massive quantities of data, contributed by companies across industries and around the world. Textio’s predictive engine uses this data to uncover meaningful patterns in language. Here’s how it works: TEXTIO SCORE: Your Textio Score tells you how effective your writing will be at recruiting qualified applicants quickly. GENDER TONE METER: Textio’s tone meter reveals the …

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This is why workplace harassment training is so ineffective

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THINKPROGRESS JULY 25, 2018 By Josh Israel Mandatory training about the letter of sexual harassment law doesn’t help and may hurt — but it seems everyone is doing it. It’s a scenario that has become familiar to almost anyone who works in an office. After “recent events around the country,” a well-meaning sexual harassment educator comes in to teach the …

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As More New Dads Get Paternity Leave, Companies Push Them to Take It

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As more companies offer new fathers more paid time off, a new challenge has emerged—persuading working dads to actually take advantage of it.
At some companies, new fathers get advice from older colleagues to take their full paid leave; ‘If you don’t take it, it’s borderline idiotic,’ one manager said

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Leading by example to close the gender pay gap

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Unequal pay between men and women is a persistent problem in the United States. Salesforce, a tech company with 30,000 employees, is doing its part to change that 60 Minutes April 15, 2018 By Lesley Stahl The “Me Too” movement has shaken the workplace to its core. It has such power that it has come to mean more than sexual …

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EMPOWERING EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR WOMEN AT DIALOGTECH: Goals for 2016 January 2016

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A presentation by DialogTech’s employee resource group, Women in the Workplace, to leadership. Action plan for gender equity.
A group formed by the staff of DialogTech: to empower the organization to create an equal environment that is forward thinking, industry leading and desirable to top female talent.

Our Goal
Achieve dedicated support and resourcing from Executive team to improve areas of concern:
Imbalance of female to male staff
Attracting top female talent
Living up to our values and vision

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The Impact of Equal Pay on Poverty and the Economy

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Jessica Milli, Ph.D., Yixuan Huang, Heidi Hartmann Ph.D., and Jeff Hayes, Ph.D.
This briefing paper summarizes analyses of the 2014-2016 Current Population Survey Annual
Social and Economic supplement and uses statistical controls for labor supply, human capital,
and labor market characteristics to estimate: 1) how much women’s earnings and family incomes
would rise if working women were paid the same as comparable men (men who work the same
number of hours, are the same age, have the same educational attainment and urban/rural status
and live in the same region of the country); 2) how much women and their families lose because
women earn less than similarly qualified men; 3) how many children would benefit from the
increased earnings of their mothers; 4) how many children and families would be brought out of
poverty if women received equal pay; and 5) how much the economy as a whole suffers from
inequality in pay between women and men.

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The daddy dilemma: Why men face a ‘flexibility stigma’ at work

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The Washington Post February 11, 2013 By Joan C. Williams When children were asked in a 1999 study whether they spend enough time with their parents, they had something interesting to say. They have quite enough time with their mothers, thank you. What they wanted was more time with their fathers. Not too much has changed in the past decade. …

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Opinion: Is travel a champion of gender equality?

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travelweekly April 21, 2017 By Admin Despite doing better than most sectors, the travel industry still has too few women in senior management positions, says business psychologist Dr Amanda Potter, chief executive of Zircon Management When it comes to gender equality, there are many reasons for the travel sector to feel good about itself. Research on women in senior management …