AAUW Supports Recommendations from White House Middle-Class Task Force

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW strongly supports the recommendations unveiled today by the Vice President’s White House Middle-Class Task Force and the White House Council on Women and Girls. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   July 20, 2010

AAUW Pushes Senate to Update Landmark Equal Pay Act

PRESS RELEASE: Polling data released today by the Paycheck Fairness Act Coalition, of which AAUW is a key leader, shows strong support for a “new law that would provide women more tools to get fair pay in the workplace.” Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   June 09, 2010

Annual Equal Pay Day Ranking, Companion Fact Sheets Shed Light on Wage Gap

PRESS RELEASE: To commemorate Equal Pay Day, observed this year on April 20, 2010, AAUW has released a new state-by-state ranking of the pay gap and has collaborated with the National Partnership for Women & Families to produce fact sheets that illustrate the human cost of wage discrimination. Read more »

AAUW’s Top Policy Adviser Available for Comment on Paycheck Fairness Act Hearing

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW’s top public policy adviser, Lisa Maatz, will be available for comment on the Senate’s Paycheck Fairness Act hearing set for March 11. Read more »

Bring Salary Negotiation Programming to your Campus

Do you want to learn how to implement great salary negotiation programs on your campus? If you’re attending the AAUW convention, check out the “Salary Negotiation Skills for Women” workshop. […] Read more »

Women Taking the Lead in Salary Negotiation

A fascinating study by Lisa Barron found one cause of the pay gap between men and women may be their different methods for salary negotiation. Especially in economic times like […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   3 Comments   |   March 02, 2009
President Barack Obama and the woman of the hour, Lilly Ledbetter, walk down the famous White House hallway through the double doors into the East Room -- to thunderous applause.

Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Signed into Law

“This is a wonderful day.” Those are the words President Obama spoke moments before signing his first bill into law, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. The law makes it […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   2 Comments   |   January 29, 2009

Stressed Out Women

My sleep is not as sound as it used to be. I wake up worrying about financial issues. All my life I’ve been told to buy a house, put as […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   5 Comments   |   October 21, 2008

What’s Your Worth?

Are you in the job market or considering a new career? I have a tool for you! AAUW’s new partner organization Job Search Intelligence recently launched a free fair pay […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   2 Comments   |   September 19, 2008

International Women’s Day

The event we now call International Women’s Day began 95 years ago, a day promoting women’s rights and peace on a global level. Some great websites detail the turbulent times […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   3 Comments   |   March 07, 2008