Two women involved in a negotiation

To Maximize Your Salary, Learn the Art of Deflection

It’s best to steer clear of discussing a salary at all until you’ve received a job offer. Here’s how to handle compensation conversations with finesse. Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 05, 2020

AAUW’s 2020 Gender Policy Agenda

Economic Security 1. Ensure Equal Pay for Equal Work. Women working full time still typically make 82 cents on the dollar as compared to men, and women of color experience […] Read more »

Article   |   Education & Training   |   January 21, 2020

Salary Transparency Linked to Smaller Gender Pay Gap

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Salary Transparency Linked to Smaller Gender Pay Gap New Analysis Also Explores How Gap Affects Women in Retirement The gender wage gap tends to be narrower in […] Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   November 05, 2019

How the Wage Gap Hurts Women in Retirement

The gender pay gap, which begins as soon women enter the workforce and grows throughout their working life, continues to disadvantage women during their retirement years, according to a new […] Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   November 04, 2019

The Gender Pay Gap in 25 Metro Areas

No matter how you break down the gender pay gap numbers — by state, age, education, race, or occupation — the gap is substantial. And cities are not immune to this pervasive problem, as our new analysis shows. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   October 03, 2019

AAUW Reacts to Stagnant Gender Pay Gap Numbers

We can’t be willing to wait 75 years for pay equity – we need to push for the changes to reach it now. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   September 10, 2019

Blockbuster Year for State Legislative Action on Pay Equity

  From the soccer field to the U.S. House of Representatives, 2019 brought increased focus on the gender pay gap and ways to close it. This is particularly true in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   August 16, 2019

4 Hurdles to Successful Salary Negotiation — and How to Tackle Them

  Hurdle: Determining What You’re Worth Tackle it: This may be the easiest of all because, thanks to the almighty Internet, there’s plenty of information at your fingertips. Start your […] Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   August 06, 2019

State and Local Salary History Bans

The practice of using salary history in the hiring process can have major repercussions in perpetuating the pay gap women face. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   July 31, 2019

Negotiating Change: A Q&A with Katie Wynne

A 26-year-old professional talks about how negotiation training helped her get a salary $20,000 higher than the initial offer. Read more »