Blog for Fair Pay

Tuesday, April 22, is Equal Pay Day. This day represents the extra four months a woman must work to achieve pay equity with men for the previous year. As Equal […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 18, 2008

Equity in the News 4-17-08

News from April 6-15   AAUW branches gear up for Equal Pay Day. While several other branches host science and math conferences around the country. And we thought it was […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   April 17, 2008

Married but Looking

When you type “women’s rights” into a search engine, you get an interesting set of web links. ”Married but looking” is number six, and I’ll leave what that is to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   April 15, 2008

Pay Equity Requires Negotiation? Part 2

In part 1, I discussed the signatures of companies that value diversity and equity. Part 2 identifies personal attributes that drive advancement. On the Job Seek a mentor. Men are […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   5 Comments   |   April 10, 2008

Pay Equity Requires Negotiation? Part 1

Buying a new car is not one of my favorite activities. I’m not a good negotiator, and when the deal is finally struck, I’m usually pretty sure that I could […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   April 09, 2008

Equity in the News 4-8-08

Headlines for March 29 – April 3 “Creating a legacy of leadership: A women’s conference” drew more than 80 participants to First Presbyterian Church in Red Wing, WI. The conference […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 08, 2008

Cheating Women

A short while ago I wrote a blog based on the heading of an MSNBC article, “Women Share Blame for Cheating Men.” As we approach April 22, Equal Pay Day, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   April 01, 2008

Equity in the News 3-31-08

Record levels in pregnancy-discrimination complaints to regulators suggests more women are speaking up about suspected workplace bias. A federal judge has ruled that leaders of a prominent Southern Baptist seminary who […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   March 31, 2008

“Women Share Blame for Cheating Men”

Caught your attention? It sure did mine as I was reading MSNBC headlines at lunch today. Dr. Laura Schlessinger (“Dr. Laura” in TV land) apparently made such a comment when […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   March 11, 2008

Equity in the News 2-29-08

AAUW in the News Read about the ten best and worst states for pay equity. AAUW members learn tips for living a more environmentally-friendly life. Over four hundred middle school […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 03, 2008