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The Effects of Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

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68 percent of women believe gender discrimination exists in the workplace: Includes offensive jokes; being passed up for promotion; passed over in interviews because of family responsibilities/ Results in lost motivation or morale, resentment, destruction

AS US ‘EQUAL PAY DAY’ APPROACHES, KORN FERRY ISSUES GENDER PAY INDEX, ANALYZING REASONS BEHIND INEQUALITIES IN MALE AND FEMALE PAY

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March 29, 2018 By Korn Ferry – Women in US Make On-Average 17.6 Percent Less Than Men – However, Gap Virtually Disappears When Analyzing Same Level, Same Company, Same Function – – Gender Pay Gap Still Very Real Due to Fewer Women in Higher-Level Jobs and Higher-Paying Industries – An in-depth analysis by Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY), finds the much-publicized …

The Lifelong Effects Of The Gender Wage Gap

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THINKPROGRESS September 3, 2015 By Bryce Covert When men and women’s incomes and retirement savings are stacked up against their projected health care costs and life expectancies, women are much farther behind men. At the same time, women will end up needing to make their money stretch further. A new report from Financial Finesse found that both genders won’t have …

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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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Gender pay gap could be ‘baked into the next generation’ of workers

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Mid-ulster Mail February 2, 2017 By Gemma Murray Despite the Equal Pay Act being introduced 47 years ago, the gender pay gap remains one of the biggest issues facing British workers. The World Economic Forum recently estimated it’ll even be 118 years before women around the world can expect equal pay. In fact it’s so bad in some British industries …

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Obama’s New Equal-Pay Rules

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The Atlantic January 29, 2016 By Bourree Lam For Americans who’ve ever wondered whether the person in the next cubicle doing the same job is being paid more, or those who’d like their companies to take a hard look at inequality on the payroll—there’s good news from the government. On Friday, the Obama administration announced executive action that would require …

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One Thing Missing From This Generally Excellent Gender Pay Gap Explanation

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Forbes August 3, 2016 By Tim Worstall, Contributor Over at Vox.com Sarah Kliff gives us a generally excellent discussion of what really causes the gender pay gap. Based on the work of Claudia Goldin the inequality of incomes is really a result of the gender unequal distribution of child care responsibilities in our society. As this is an explanation I’ve …

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Paid Family Leave Reduces Women’s Wages, Increases The Gender Pay Gap

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Forbes April 16, 2017 By Tim Worstall There is, as we all know, a considerable head of steam under the idea that the United States should introduce paid family leave as a legal right. And perhaps it should. Yet there is a problem here, which is that the introduction will reduce women’s wages and thus increase the gender pay gap. …