Stories tagged: equal pay
UPDATED: Mon., July 29, 2019
U.S. Soccer says the players on the World Cup champion women’s national team were paid more than their male counterparts from 2010 through 2018.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019
Players for the U.S. women’s national soccer team have filed a federal gender discrimination lawsuit seeking pay equal to that of their male counterparts.
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018
Washington laws take aim at sexual harassment on the job, equal pay and expanded health care coverage for women.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018
House passes Gender Pay Equity Act that would give more pay protection for workers.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018
Senate committee considers tougher workplace laws.
Wed., July 26, 2017
Charlize Theron has a message to audiences: See female-driven movies, and studios will make more.
Thu., May 25, 2017
The notion of “women’s work” was expanding in Spokane, due to a wartime shortage of male workers. “Women have begun replacing men” in the Northern Pacific rail car shots in …
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017
House approves changes to state’s Equal Pay Act to make it harder for an employer to pay a woman less than a man doing a similar job.
Wed., April 13, 2016
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers penned an opinion piece this week for Glamour magazine outlining ways lawmakers could push for gender equality in pay. But the fourth-ranking Republican in the House …
Wed., March 30, 2016
Jill Bolton, the former assistant U.S. attorney suing the Justice Department for gender discrimination, committed professional misconduct in obtaining salary information about her coworkers in July 2014, federal investigators ruled.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016
OLYMPIA – The Washington House has passed a bill that seeks to reduce the wage gap between men and women and prohibit employers from assigning less favorable employment opportunities to …
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016
President Barack Obama sought to showcase progress on his watch on closing the pay gap for women while keeping up the pressure on business, Congress and individuals to tackle an …
Tue., June 5, 2012
President Barack Obama and his allies in the Senate pushed today for a bill that calls for equal pay in the workplace, an election-year effort to merge political appeals to …