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Sick at Work

"The Healthy Families Act that got a bit of traction in Congress last spring would create a new national standard, guaranteeing employees one paid hour off for each 30 hours worked and enabling them to earn up to seven paid sick days a year. Workers [...]

November 10, 2010|Categories: Press Hits|

Hey Big Spender: Bundle’s gender breakdown

" According to  Bundle -- a brand-new partner site of  MSN Money that lets users investigate spending trends by age, household, income and geography -- single men outspend single women in almost every category. Yes, men make more than women do -- about 25% more, according to [...]

November 10, 2010|Categories: Press Hits|

Report: Training Widens Pay Gap

"That’s because women are still getting trained as sales clerks and office workers, jobs traditionally filled by women. Meanwhile, men in WIA programs are being trained to build, install and repair things. Such positions tend to pay more, says Ariane Hegewisch, a study director at [...]

November 10, 2010|Categories: Press Hits|

Hey Big Spender: Bundle's gender breakdown

" According to  Bundle -- a brand-new partner site of  MSN Money that lets users investigate spending trends by age, household, income and geography -- single men outspend single women in almost every category. Yes, men make more than women do -- about 25% more, according to [...]

November 10, 2010|Categories: Press Hits|

Don’t Give Me Roses, Just Give Me Equity

"For women who are lucky enough to have a paycheck, there are several Valentine's gifts more satisfying than those sickly sweet candy hearts. A dozen roses will be wilted and trashed by her next payday, but equal pay for equal work will make a difference [...]

November 10, 2010|Categories: Press Hits|

Women in top-paying jobs still make less than men

"CEO, pharmacist and lawyer are among the 10 most lucrative job titles for women, according to the study released Tuesday by the Institute for Women's Policy Research. But while women in those positions earned median pay topping $100,000 a year, that was just about 75% of [...]

November 10, 2010|Categories: Press Hits|