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Gender Inequality in the Workplace - Equal Pay For Women

Information and statistics about gender inequality issues in the workplace.

Gender Discrimination - Unequal Pay Is a Form Of Gender Discrimination
If a woman works the same hours, performs the same tasks, and has to meet the same goals for her employer as a man does, she is entitled to equal. When women are paid less than men -- based on their gender -- it is a form of sex discrimination and it is illegal.

Why More Women Should Hold Senior Management Positions
According to an article in the Washington Post, Weekly Edition, July 20-26, 2009 by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman, companies that employ more women in upper level management are more profitable than those that rely more on male "talent" to run their businesses.

Why The United States is Behind the World When it Comes to Women in Business
Despite the fact the women now own more than forty percent of all privately held corporations, and multiple have shown that more women in upper management consistently means more profitable companies, the United States continues to lag in its acceptance of women in the work force.

Why Equal Pay for Women Would Benefit the U.S. Economy
Women do not receive equal pay for doing the same jobs men do. Not only should women receive fair pay because they deserve it, but because it would be good for the U.S. economy.

Women Are More Vulnerable Than Men in an Unstable Economy
Women make less money than men but have more expenses. Learn about challenges working women face, and find resources for how women can survive during a recession.

Witchy Female Bosses: The Taming Of The Shrew
Tips For Working With A Bad Female Boss Who Discriminates Against Other Women - You can forget counting on the bonds of “sisterhood” in the workplace to help you get ahead because women are more likely to back-stab and undermine other women than are men. In fact, multiple studies show that female bosses can be some of the most difficult to work for, much less advance under, especially if you are also a woman.

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