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In it’s Room for Debate series, New York Times guest columnists explore “How to Reduce the Pay Gap Between Men and Women.” Jake Rosenfeld, author and sociologist, argues that wage transparency laws and banning the use of salary histories will empower women and racial and ethnic minority workers to speak out against unfair pay practices.
The Washington Technology Industry Association decided to take a look at exactly which groups are working to change the bleak percentages of women and people of color in the tech industry.
Years of succession planning, talent development, and mentorship went into planning the leadership for this family business.
Working Mother reports that 25 American companies have been honored as the best companies for multicultural women work in terms of hiring, retention, networking, mentoring and promotion. The bad news is that only 4 percent of corporate executives at these companies are multicultural women – the same rate as in 2009.
A new study ranks Seattle low in terms of paying African Americans and Latinos as compared to whites. The 58 percent figure places this area 27th in the country in income equality, and considers factors of economics, health, education, social justice and civic engagement.
Men vastly outnumber women in both technology and late-night comedy. But it doesn’t have to stay that way. Late-night host Samantha Bee says the “Full Frontal” team made it a priority to diversify its behind-the-scenes staff, with a concerted outreach effort.
Facts cannot completely describe the challenges faced by working women. But facts are important in painting a picture of the lives of working women and informing policies and actions needed. These fact sheets provide a picture of Black, Hispanic, and Asian working women in
the United States.