Out of President Joe Biden's senior White House staff, around 56 percent are women.
It's not just the loss of current income during the COVID crisis that will hurt millions of women financially, but also reduced future earnings and retirement benefits that will likely follow. As one economist put it, women may "eat the cost of the pandemic for the rest of their working lives."
"When men speak up, they also foster awareness and acceptance about gender inequity as a shared problem, not a special interest."
"Managers at every level must be invested in and feel accountable for advancing equity, and that goes double for CEOs and others whose example and actions have outsize influence."
Failure to act soon leaves companies open to punitive measures when state governments inevitably step in.
The nonprofit founder is advocating a plan to help working mothers rebuild lives that have been upended by the pandemic. Washington is taking notice—and so are critics.
In an interview form 2018 that has resurfaced on Twitter, Viola Davis said: "If there's no one like me... you pay me what I'm worth. You give me what I'm worth."
"You know how they say never waste a crisis? We need to not waste this moment to fix the structural problems that women face," Sandberg said.
Equal Pay Day falls on March 31 this year. At the current rate of progress in the U.S., women won't catch up to men when it comes to how much they are paid until 2059. Here's a by-the-numbers look at the persistent gender wage gap.
An anonymous former employee of Manhattan GMAT told BuzzFeed News that Yang "spoke positively" of her work before she was fired.
Workers are finally fighting back against the damaging culture of salary secrecy.
Over a 40-year career, that means that black women make $946,120 less than white men, according to the National Women's Law Center.
U.S. Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro stated on Monday that women had been paid more than men over the last nine years.
The USWNT's co-captain spoke with Washington senators Patty Murray and Senator Maria Cantwell on Sunday to champion her cause.
Thirty-five percent of U.S. adults believe the gender pay gap in sports is more of an issue after the women's team won their fourth World Cup title earlier this month.
Women continue to make less than men even when they have the same job titles and qualification.
"We did find that statistic surprising, as millennials are typically represented as advocates for equality in general," said Tanya Jansen, co-founder at beqom.
Women were significantly more likely than men to identify the gender pay gap as a "serious problem," with 78 percent of women agreeing with it, compared with 59 percent of men.
While the gender wage gap is minimal among new staffers of both parties, reflecting equitable starting salaries, the gap widens over time.
Dr. Gary Tigges quit his leadership roles after making comments that left his female colleagues "deeply hurt and offended."
"Claire is one of my best friends, and I believe that we should be paid equally and fairly and there should be equality for all," Matt Smith said.
Countries involved will include China, Japan, France and the U.K.
This suit comes on the heels of another filed by a group of women alleging gender discrimination.
"Hanging out on #DailyPop at 9 AM. We've got a lot to cover, see you soon," Hernandez tweeted on Wednesday.
"I'm actually horrible at goodbyes but we are sending @iamcattsadler off tonight with so much love," he tweeted.
"How can I operate with integrity and stay on at E! if they're not willing to pay me the same as him?"