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The Gay and Transgender Wage Gap

April 18, 2012

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Many Workers Receive Less Pay Due to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination Reva Iman, 42, a homeless transgender woman, at her provided home in Atlanta. Gay and transgender workers need comprehensive federal protections against discrimination in hiring, firing, and wages.SOURCE: AP/ Erik S. Lesser By Crosby Burns | April 16, 2012 Not all employees […]

Gloria Steinem “Feminist approaches to combating sex trafficking and prostitution”- Responses

April 13, 2012

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Reblogged from kracktivistUp against the epidemic of trafficking-Neha Alawadhi, April3, 2012 “Prostitution is not inevitable, it is only about unequal distribution of power,” said author/activist Gloria Steinem talking about “Feminist approaches to combating sex trafficking and prostitution” here on Monday. Speaking at a Press conference and later at an interaction with students of Jawaharlal Nehru […]

Face it, there’s no skirting the rise of the new breadwinners

April 13, 2012

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April 14, 2012 Taking big steps forward … the dynamics are shifting towards women contributing more in the workplace. They are women, watch them soar, writes Mathew Murphy in New York, of the female force behind economic recovery . Julia Gillard is one. So too is Sarah Palin. Gail Kelly has grown to become one […]

Unions take aim at discrimination against Latinas

April 4, 2012

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by: Mark Gruenberg April 2 2012 Photo: At National Day of Action Against Wage Theft rally, San Francisco, Calif., Nov. 18, 2010. Marilyn Bechtel/PW WASHINGTON – With Latinas being among the most-discriminated-against groups in U.S. society, the union movement’s major constituency group for Hispanic-named workers, the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement has issued a […]

Why the gender pay gap matters / The reality of the gender wage gap (2 articles)

February 6, 2012

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Ray Filar, 6 February 2012 With so many families in Britain struggling in the face of the Coalition’s austerity measures, wage inequalities between men and women seem low down on almost everyone’s agenda. But as increasing numbers of households become depend on women’s wages, equal pay for equal work is a more pertinent demand than […]

Slow climb for women in the workplace

August 28, 2011

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Sun-Herald editorial August 28, 2011 THE imperative of equality for women in the workforce has undergone a philosophical shift. Forty-odd years ago, when international feminism was nascent and in Australia the Women’s Electoral Lobby was being formed, the call for redressing gender imbalance was all about discrimination. In the second decade of a new century […]

Slow climb for women in the workplace

August 28, 2011

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Sun-Herald editorial August 28, 2011 THE imperative of equality for women in the workforce has undergone a philosophical shift. Forty-odd years ago, when international feminism was nascent and in Australia the Women’s Electoral Lobby was being formed, the call for redressing gender imbalance was all about discrimination. In the second decade of a new century […]