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Obama Administration Seeks To Bolster Gender Wage Gap Fight

Secretary of Labor: “We can’t deliver on the promise of equal pay unless we have the best, most comprehensive information about what people earn.”

January 29, 2016
Protesters stand on a sidewalk outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Vista, California

Republicans Aim For Their Own Feet

The party has an unerring genius for alienating exactly the demographics it needs to win the White House.

August 20, 2015

Remembering Yvonne Craig, A Superhero For Equal Pay

In the early 1970s, the actress returned to the role of Batgirl for a public service announcement on an important cause: Equal pay for women superheroes.

August 19, 2015
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Microsoft Chief Angers Women Over ‘Karma’ Pay Comment

Find out how Satya Nadella landed himself in hot water.

October 10, 2014
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Republicans Are Still Struggling With Gender Pay Gap

On Tuesday, Democrats used National Equal Pay Day to try to exacerbate the Republican Party’s well-documented problems with female voters — and the GOP wasn’t able to come up with a very convincing response. Throughout the day, Democrats — led by President Barack Obama — slammed Republicans for their opposition to the Paycheck Fairness Act, […]

April 8, 2014
President Obama signs executive order for Equal Pay for Women- DC

Democrats Tout ‘Paycheck Fairness’ To Reach Female Voters

By Kathleen Hennessey, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama used his executive power and a hot-button issue to try to stoke support from a key election-year constituency on Tuesday, as he issued two directives aimed at ensuring federal contractors pay women as much as men for equal work. Surrounding himself with female supporters at […]

April 8, 2014

WATCH LIVE: President Obama Speaks On Equal Pay Day

At 11:45 am EST, President Barack Obama will mark National Equal Pay Day with a speech from the White House. Live video of the president’s remarks will be available below: JOIN THE LIVE CHAT VISIT WHITEHOUSE.GOV

April 8, 2014

President To Advance Pay Equity Through Executive Orders

Advancing the fight for pay equity, President Barack Obama will sign two executive orders this week meant to close the persistent wage gap between women and men. The first measure would prohibit federal contractors from retaliating against employees who discuss their salaries with each other. The executive action would protect employees – usually women – who discover […]

April 7, 2014
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Obama Plans Orders To Boost Equal Pay For Women

By Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans two executive actions this week to promote equal pay for women — and to promote equal pay as a critical issue for Democrats this election year. One action, an executive order, will prohibit federal contractors from retaliating against employees who talk about how much […]

April 7, 2014
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