Data compiled by the US Census Bureau this week once again demonstrates a gender wage gap, showing that American women who work full-time, year-round jobs on average earn 79 cents for every dollar paid to men.
Thanks to President Obama's latest executive order, federal workers can no longer be retaliated against for discussing their pay.
Joe Biden announces million dollar plan to clear the massive national rape kit backlog.
Thousands of pre-schoolers in New York City will begin school this week, in the second year of the City's fully-funded pre-kindergarten program.
Target is to pay millions after a lawsuit against the store for discriminating against women and African American job applicants.
California Governor Jerry Brown has said he will sign the nation's strongest equal pay law once it reaches his desk.
The Obama Administration has drafted an executive order to ensure paid sick leave and parental leave for all federally contracted employees and their subcontractors.
This Year’s Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice is Centered Around Its Intersection with Economic Justice
This year’s theme of “Fighting for Economic and Reproductive Justice” lies at the intersection of economics and the Latina community.
United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron announced a measure last week aimed at making the gender pay gap much more visible.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics for November 2014 show more job growth in the past 11 months than in any previous calendar year since the 1990s.
Voters threw their weight behind state, county, and city referendums raising the minimum wage across seven states on Election Day Tuesday.
Legislators and activists are still concerned about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a proposed regional free trade agreement that addresses a broad range of issues and is currently being negotiated between the United States and 11 Pacific Rim nations.
The poverty rate for women is not only virtually unchanged, but - at 14.5 percent - it's the highest in two decades.
Pregnancy could be jeopardizing your chances of getting a new home.
The Senate Republicans blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act yesterday, marking the second time this year and the fourth time since 2012 legislators voted along party lines against the equal pay legislation.
The economic recovery isn't making a difference for African American women this year.
The 77 million Americans who live in poverty areas - defined as an area where over one-fifth of the residents earn incomes below the current poverty line of $23,600 for a family of four - represent a significant increase from the 18 percent recorded by the Census Bureau in 2000.
Declaring that “when women succeed, America succeeds,” the President highlighted several items on the Women’s Economic Agenda – an agenda promoted by major women’s leadership organizations.
Ahead of the Summit, the White House released two reports on working families.
The International Franchise Association (IFA), a DC-based trade association representing corporations like McDonald's, Taco Bell, Dunkin' Donuts, and Dairy Queen, filed the lawsuit alongside five franchise owners who operate their businesses in Seattle.