Labor to offer fair wages and conditions for working women

An Albanian Labor government will make gender pay equity a goal of the Fair Work Law and strengthen the powers of the Fair Work Commission to mandate wage increases for workers in low-wage, female-dominated industries. One of the main causes of the gender pay gap is low pay and poor conditions in care sectors, such … Read more

Women’s wages exceeded men’s for the sixth month in a row in February

jacoblund / iStock.com Women have suffered more financially during the pandemic, but there are early signs that the situation is improving. U.S. women’s pay rose and outpaced men’s pay in February, from 4.4% to 4.1%, according to the Atlanta Federal Reserve wage tracker. This was the sixth month in a row that women’s wages surpassed … Read more

Lower wages for women translate to less retirement income

Many companies that appear on Money advertise with us. Opinions are ours, but compensation and in-depth research determines where and how companies can appear. Learn more about how we make money. The gender pay gap costs women $1.6 million in potential retirement savings over their careers, according to a recent report by the Center for … Read more

The GOP wages war on educators, again – New Hampshire Bulletin

In the past year, Republican lawmakers in New Hampshire and dozens of other states have established important bridgeheads in their war for the heart and soul of American government. The fronts in that war include the ballot box and the redistricting process, both goals of those seeking to restrict voting and secure the greatest partisan … Read more

COLUMN: Lower wages, higher barriers to entry among reasons fewer Oregon teens work

The share of working Oregon teens and young adults has declined over the past two decades, thanks to a combination of social and economic factors. Teen participation in the Oregon workforce has declined in recent years (Graphic by Pamela Ferrara/Special to Salem Reporter) Are young people at risk in the workforce? Labor force participation rates … Read more

Higher education has a moral problem, opposing higher wages will make it worse

Young male mental health instructor counseling female students sitting in alternative therapy session … [+] in the university classroom getty Staff at colleges and universities are struggling and have been struggling with low morale for two years. The staff and faculty have had to constantly change and adapt over two years in higher education. They … Read more