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December 1, 2016

TIME: Starting A New Conversation For Women

In the global marketplace, women remain the most untapped natural resource.

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November 21, 2016

QUARTZ: A new law eliminating salary history from job applications is a strategic solution to closing the gender pay gap

When it comes to negotiating salaries for new hires, employers typically have a leg up before they’ve even offered the job. That’s because most US employers request salary history on their job application form.

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November 15, 2016

Fast Company: Why Everyone's Salary Should Be Revealed

Transparency in pay provides employees with reassurance that they are being treated fairly in relation to their peers.

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November 14, 2016

Washington Post: More state, city lawmakers say salary history requirements should be banned

Sometimes the question takes the form of a box asking for a job applicant’s current salary. Other times it arises in a pages-long request for salary history.

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November 1, 2016

This Is How We Close the Gender Wage Gap

Women’s Equal Pay Day passed us by on April 12—the day the average woman must work into the next year to earn the equivalent of what the average man earned in the previous year. African–American Women’s Equal Pay Day followed much later in the year on August 23. Now, it’s November 1st, and finally it’s Latina Equal Pay Day.

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November 1, 2016

The Atlantic: One Way to Ensure Equal Pay for Men and Women

The private sector doesn’t compensate women fairly. Can it learn anything from the federal hiring process?

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October 24, 2016

Domestic Violence & the Wage Gap: A Dangerous Perpetuation

In the midst of the pay equity legislation recently passed in Massachusetts and increasingly coming up throughout the nation, a lot of people are talking about the wage gap. What is often left out of the conversation, however, is the direct link between domestic violence and economic inequality.

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October 20, 2016

CBS News: The gender pay gap is real, and here’s who is hit hardest

The gender pay gap is one of those issues that sparks debate, not the least of which is whether it even exists.

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October 17, 2016

Evelyn Murphy on Equal Pay in Massachusetts

I first became aware of the gap between women’s and men’s earnings right after graduating from college. That summer, I was told that the young man working with me was paid more because he had “management potential.”

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