Women, Work, and Wage Inequality

Ms. Career Girl

The post Women, Work, and Wage Inequality appeared first on Ms. That’s the current estimate of how long it will take for gender wage inequality to fade away. The post Women, Work, and Wage Inequality appeared first on Ms. Work Wage Inequality

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Skills Gap? No, Wage Gap

Hiring Technical People

If you are willing to pay a reasonable wage for people who already have the skills, there are many people who would gladly work for you. Employers want their experience at a new person’s wage. If you want to hire people will scarce skills and pay them an insufficient wage, you might think there is a skills “gap.” It’s wage gap. That’s a tight wage for that much experience. I almost always see a wage gap.

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Minimum Wage: Basics You Should Know

Evil HR Lady

Minimum wage laws require that you pay your employees at a certain level, but even that can vary depending on whether an employee receives tips or not. Federal law requires that all workers earn a minimum wage in each state. In most states, employees who receive tips can be paid a lower wage of $2.13 per hour, but their tips must be enough to make their total compensation meet the minimum wage, which is $7.25

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Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda Know Nothing About Tipped Wages

Evil HR Lady

This is why Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin’s campaign to raise the tipped minimum wage to at least the federal minimum wage (currently $7.25 Minimum wage is still $7.25 per hour (federally) or whatever your state minimum wage is. $2.13

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Transparent Wage Policies: Honest or Chaos Provoking?

Blogging4jobs

A common policy found in many businesses is a prohibition against the disclosure of wage information. Keeping wages under wraps also prevents employee jealousy about managerial and executive salaries. Buffer has made their stance on transparent wage policies loud and clear.

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Unequal Pay and Unequal Opportunities: New Data On the Gender Wage Gap

Blogging4jobs

A new study by Payscale adds depth to the gender wage gap discussion. They peg the current controlled wage gap at 2.7% and the uncontrolled wage gap at 25.6%. To arrive at the controlled wage gap, Payscale compared wages in identical jobs: HR Manager to HR Manager.

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Can Virtual Reality Training Close the Gender Wage Gap?

Blogging4jobs

Now it is being suggested as a way to train women to be better negotiators in order to reduce the wage gap between men and women. Some companies are eliminating wage negotiation entirely as I talked about in Future Friday: Will employees be setting wages in the future?

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Your Rights Regarding Wage Disputes

Jobacle

Wage disputes can arise in almost any work environment, even productive and happy ones which operate smoothly and without incident. Career Advice Wage Disputes employee rights

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What They Aren’t Telling You About the Gender Wage Gap

Blogging4jobs

First let me start off by saying I believe the wage gap is real. The wage gap is an issue according to what I know about being a woman and according to research, which tells us that women are making on average $.78 Why Wage Disparity Exists. But What About Women and the Wage Gap.

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5 Steps to Better Wage & Hour Law Compliance

Blogging4jobs

I am making these statements from the perspective of an HR professional, consultant and HR instructor that has dealt with Wage & Hour issues for a long time. With that said here are five (5) steps to better wage and hour law compliance. Wage and Hour Compliance Tips.

Solving Wage Disparity by Empowering Women to Negotiate

Blogging4jobs

According to the researchers “… we find that men in contrast to women prefer job environments where the ‘rules of wage determination’ are ambiguous.” If you are trying to rectify the wage inequality what you need to do is empower women to negotiate by telling them it is OK to negotiate.

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Five Steps to Better Wage & Hour Compliance

Blogging4jobs

I am making these statements from the perspective of an HR professional, consultant and HR instructor that has dealt with Wage & Hour issues for a long time. With that said here is my list of 5 things that may help you to better wage & hour compliance.

Career News: The Racial Wage Gap and My Paysa.com Interview

Competitive Resumes

Racial Wage Gap research. The racial wage gap needs more attention and focus because it affects millions of people. I explained before I am looking for more studies on the racial wage gap. Black women’s average hourly wages were 11.7

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Staff Development, Benefits & Compensation for Low-Wage Workers

Blogging4jobs

Those who work in low-wage jobs are often left out of the conversation. Why Low-Wage Workers Matter. of American workers are in low-wage jobs. 1 The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) states that in 2013, nearly two-thirds of workers in jobs that pay federal minimum wage or less are in the service industry. The answer to how we better engage and develop our low-wage employees is a mix of compensation, benefits and staff development.

What Will Wage Growth Look Like in 2016?

Blogging4jobs

Wage growth is a thornier subject than it first appears. In other words, while wage growth may seem simple – average wages went up in America in 2015 and that’s grand! Since the 2008 crash wage growth has been slow in America.

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Gender Wage Gap: Are College Major Choices to Blame?

Ms. Career Girl

On the other hand, gender discrimination may be harder at work than ever in our decision to pay men with “important” jobs like business and computer science higher wages than women in “softer” fields like medicine and sociology. Today’s post is by Maria Rainier.

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What Sheryl Sandberg Doesn’t Understand about Minimum Wage and Childcare

Evil HR Lady

She writes: To start, it’s long past time to raise the federal minimum wage. Two-thirds of minimum wage workers are women. Raising the wage would reduce pay inequality and help millions of families living in or near poverty. It sounds good but raising the federal minimum wage means you raise the cost of everything. Raising the minimum wage. To keep reading, click here: What Sheryl Sandberg Doesn’t Understand about Minimum Wage and Childcare.

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The Minimum Wage in America Must Rise, So Says Giant Company CEOs

Evil HR Lady

JP Morgan Chase is raising it’s internal minimum wage from $10.70 Wages for many Americans have gone nowhere for too long. JP Morgan Chase has every right to pay their employees whatever they want to, as long as it is equal to or above the mandated minimum wage in every state.

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Why the New York Times Endorsed a $0 Minimum Wage (and You Should Too)

Evil HR Lady

The minimum wage is almost always a matter of controversy. Right now, people are pushing for a $15 per hour minimum wage. So, why did the New York Times argue for a removal of the minimum wage altogether ? Current federal law requires $7.25

3 Ways To Avoid A Minimum Wage Job After College

Career Realism

Here are three ways you can avoid a minimum wage job after college: 1. So, don’t use the same strategies that almost one out of two people are using that lead to part-time or minimum wage jobs. The post 3 Ways To Avoid A Minimum Wage Job After College appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

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NFL Cheerleaders: Minimum Wage for a Job Where You Don’t Even Get to Pick Your Own Hair Color

Evil HR Lady

And with that job comes a minimum wage paycheck? Here are some highlights: To keep reading, click here: NFL Cheerleaders: Minimum Wage for a Job Where You Don’t Even Get to Pick Your Own Hair Color. The post NFL Cheerleaders: Minimum Wage for a Job Where You Don’t Even Get to Pick Your Own Hair Color appeared first on Evil HR Lady.

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Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report: Are Tech Wages Really Flat?

HR Capitalist

For many of you, it doesn't feel like tech wages are flat, does it? Here's your chart of average tech wages: But the survey confirms what we all know below. Raise your hand if you feel like wages are flat.

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Workers Must Watch Out For These Types Of Wage Theft

Corn on the Job

Wage theft is a new hot topic sweeping across the United States. The issue picked up even more steam when Donald Trump repealed wage theft protections in March of 2017. Many worry that they may be a victim of wage theft without even realizing it. Minimum Wage.

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Men’s Height and Women’s Weight Impact Wages

Blogging4jobs

But in all cases, shorter men and fatter women experience, on average, wage and advancement discrimination. Now researchers at Exeter University have shown a clear connection between wages and height for men, and wages and BMI for women. Men’s wages dropped $2125 US with every 2.5 Women’s wages dropped $4250 US with every 28 pounds above the average. HR employment discrimination wage discrimination

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4 Big Ideas to Look Smart: The $15 Minimum Wage

HR Capitalist

If you watch Fox News or MSNBC, I already know how you feel about the prospect of the $15 an hour minimum wage: - Fox News Viewers - It's Jobs or CPI armagedon! MSNBC libs - This is a living wage, people. Have a take on the topic of the $15 minimum wage.

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What is Your Job’s Real Hourly Wage?

Career Realism

So it’s important to know your REAL hourly wage not what your paycheck says, not the one you think you’re worth… you want to know the real return on your investment of time. As part of the real hourly wage calculation, you need to include as income the value of the benefits you receive.

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Here's the Best Minimum Wage Increase Idea I've Ever Heard.

HR Capitalist

Can't take credit for this but it's gold - A recent episode of the Recode/Decode podcast featuring Bradley Tusk, the 3rd Party Legal Counsel for Uber , included a great idea for a minimum wage hike Tusk thought would bring both sides to the table: .

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How Does the Cost of Living in the UK Compare to Wages?

The Undercover Recruiter

How Does the Cost of Living in the UK Compare to Wages? Uncategorised cost of living house price Salary UK wageIt’s a depressing fact that a large portion of your salary will go towards basic living costs, predominantly the cost of your accommodation.

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Bridging the Gender Wage Gap: Knowing When and How to Ask For a Raise

Ms. Career Girl

Even though women, for the first time in our country’s history, represent over fifty percent of the workforce, and even though more women than men hold degrees in advanced education, there still remains a wage gap.

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Will Relocating for a Higher Wage Leave You Worse Off?

Career Alley

Over time, you gain the experience and the skillset needed to make that progression to a higher wage. So, you will be receiving a higher wage. “ The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. ” – Oliver Wendell Holmes.

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UW Study On $15 Minimum Wage Bad News For Liberals.

HR Capitalist

If there's anything that will get a healthy dinner conversation going (or get people fighting), it's the idea of the $15 minimum wage. A better wage for core entry-level workers is hard to argue against as a reasonable person.

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Low Wages: 13 College Majors To Avoid Like The Plague

Career Realism

Just be sure you have a solid personal finance strategy to offset your low wages so that you’re properly prepared for retirement. The post Low Wages: 13 College Majors To Avoid Like The Plague appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

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An open letter to everyone who is concerned about the wage gap

Penelope Trunk

First of all, a confession: I think the wage gap is fine. In this post, I will tell you what you can do to close the wage gap. And that’s a much bigger problem than a simple wage gap.

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Why Minimum Wage Is A Women’s Issue

Career Realism

You might’ve already heard about President Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage to $9 per hour in an effort to tie in earnings with the cost of living – something several Americans have been struggling with, especially women. Why is the minimum wage a women’s issue?

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Wages, Savings and Hiring: How the Workplace Is Hostile to People with Disabilities

Blogging4jobs

This week a friend of mine was finally able to access disability benefits. It was a months long alienating and depressing process. In truth, he would have been happier to continue working but no workplace was able — or perhaps willing — to make the kind of accommodations he needs. That’s why we’re reading reading […]. HR american disabilities act disabilities hiring

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What’s Your Job’s Real Hourly Wage?

Career Realism

So, it’s important to know your REAL hourly wage not what your paycheck says, not the one you think you’re worth… you want to know the real return on your investment of time. As part of the real hourly wage calculation, you need to include as income the value of the benefits you receive.

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Pay Increase: How Not to Ask

Catherines Career Corner

Written by Catherine Adenle Asking for a pay increase could be nerve-wracking regardless of your position in an organisation. In this slow economy, it’s even a bit risky if you are not cautious about having a justifiable strategy when you ask [.] Related posts: Thrive and Get Noticed at Work: 50 Tips. Want a Fatter Salary? These 5 Things Are More Important! Get the Job, Keep the Job and Lead! You Are the Pilot of Your Career Plane. The 5 Gifts to Give Your Employees.

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Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show

HireCentrix

Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show. New Economic Research Backs Overwhelming Public Support for Minimum Wage Increases to Help Rebuild Economy. An increase in the minimum wage could help bolster the sluggish economic recovery, according to two new, groundbreaking studies. Raising the minimum wage can help our economy recover while helping the millions of Americans struggling to make ends meet in low-wage jobs. Be our Friend.

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Trump's First Labor Nominee: Burgers, Bikinis and Mocking Low Wage Workers.

HR Capitalist

Puzder’s business experience has been largely in a low-wage, low-margin industry built on a franchise model that tends to shift profits upward and responsibility downward. Puzder has said he doesn’t oppose a modest increase to the minimum wage.

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Internships, the Training Wage and Finding a Graduate Job

Position Ignition

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It’s Tougher at the Bottom: Why All Students Should Work Minimum Wage (at Least Once)

Corn on the Job

I wasn’t able to carve a career out of my humble minimum wage origins, as some people have quite admirably done, but I did spend more than seven years as a server at various restaurants, working my way through undergrad and post-grad student loan repayment on tips and a measly $2.13

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McDONALD'S: Achiever Guilt, Worker Drive and The Riddle of a Working Wage.

HR Capitalist

Not sure if you saw this last week, but the McDonald''s annual shareholders meeting was targeted by wage activists looking to bump the entry level wage at the fast food giant from 8 or 9 dollars an hour to - wait for it - $15 per hour. They stay at the low wage.

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Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show

HireCentrix

Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show. TOPIC: Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show. Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show. New Economic Research Backs Overwhelming Public Support for Minimum Wage Increases to Help Rebuild Economy. An increase in the minimum wage could help bolster the sluggish economic recovery, according to two new, groundbreaking studies. Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show.

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