Understanding “Equal Pay” and How to Achieve It

Three common ways the pay gap is measured, what leading companies are doing about it, and the best strategies to consider today.

Promotion vs. Reality: Are Companies All Talk and No Action Regarding Workplace Gender Equality?

Gender equality in the workplace and eliminating the gender pay gap are hot topics in the news, with some large brands capitalizing on the discussion to attract female consumers.

Oregon Senate passes Equal Pay Act of 2017

Neighboring Pacific Northwest state unanimously passes Oregon Equal Pay Act of 2017. The bill aims to shrink the stubborn pay gaps between genders, races and other protected classes that are disadvantaged by pay discrimination. Importantly, the policy also encourages companies to proactively examine their own pay practices before a lawsuit is filed.

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day celebrates the economic, social and political achievements of women around the world while recognizing the progress that still needs to be made. To honor the spirit of the day, Trulia analyzed the strides that women have made in closing the gap in homeownership, education and pay.

To examine the state of gender equality, Trulia analyzed the Census’ American Community Survey data from 2008 and 2015 to compare single, never-married women over the age of 24 years old to the same demographic of men.

Gender pay equity to be expanded under new California law

A bill sent to the governor Monday would prevent California employers from paying women less than male colleagues based on prior salary. The state strengthened its protections against gender-based wage discrimination last year. The bill the state Assembly sent the governor Monday, AB 1676, would add prior salary to the list of reasons women can’t be paid less than men.

On Women’s Equality Day, More Companies Promise Change

100% Talent signatory Deloitte is among the dozens of businesses that have signed on to the White House Equal Pay Pledge. Companies that sign on acknowledge the critical role that businesses must play in reducing the national gender pay gap.