More companies are committing to gender equality. But progress will remain slow unless we confront blind spots on diversity—particularly regarding women of color, and employee perceptions of the status quo.
In a new study, economists find women from places where sexist attitudes prevail end up earning less in later life.
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Iceland is trying a new approach for government certification that companies pay men and women the same for equal work. But there is doubt as to how much of a silver bullet this will be in closing the pay gap.
Three common ways the pay gap is measured, what leading companies are doing about it, and the best strategies to consider today.
“We always had equal pay for equal work, but it’s more about equal opportunity for equal work,” Mr. Nadella said at a TimesTalks event hosted by The New York Times. “In tech, we do have a significant distance to cover… My job is about creating a system that allows women to participate, to feel free to ask for a raise, to expect to be recognized for their progress — I had not internalized how the system was not working.”
Our neighbor to the north could raise GDP by $150 billion by closing the gender pay gap.