On Thursday, music-streaming service Spotify announced the launch of a broad parental leave program that includes six months’ leave for new mothers and fathers.
The World Economic Forum just released “The Global Gender Gap” report of 2015 that ranks the United States 28th out of 145 countries.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo just signed into law several bills strengthening protections for women in the workplace as well as victims of sex trafficking, sexual harassment, and domestic violence in an effort to further women's equality in the state.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new bill that holds individuals and corporations accountable for unpaid wages promised to their employees under the law.
According to a recent analysis by Fortune, women scientists pursuing their field's top prizes have one major obstacle to overcome that their male peers do not: gender bias.
Latina women on average have to wait 10 months into the calendar year to be paid the same as white men in the previous year.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has contacted several women directors in Hollywood in an effort to determine whether legal intervention is necessary to disrupt the industry's discriminatory hiring practices.
According to a new study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association, male scientists receive twice as much financial support to kickstart their careers in science and medicine as their female counterparts, an early career inequity that could limit professional opportunities for women scientists throughout their working lives.
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.