The Protracted Battle to Strengthen the Equal Pay Act Enters Its 22nd Year—and the #MeToo Era

When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke at the reintroduction of the Paycheck Fairness Act in January, she said she hoped President Donald Trump would sign it into law by Tuesday, April 2, known as Equal Pay Day, Well, Equal Pay Day 2019, will come and go without Trump approving the bill, but the lifetime of […]

Vice Media Settles Gender Pay Gap Suit With Female Staffers for $1.87 Million

Vice Media just learned another big “Don’t.” The company has agreed to pay $1.87 million in order to end a class-action settlement accusing Vice of paying female employees less than their male coworkers. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the agreement was submitted to a Los Angeles Superior Court earlier this week, following mediation between parties. […]

At Google, a Rarity: Men Were Shorted by the Pay Gap

Google announced Monday that it has been underpaying some employees. But unlike previous accusations that the tech giant underpays women, this latest revelation offers the opposite. In a blog post, Lauren Barbato, Google’s lead analyst for pay equity and people analytics, explained that Google had been underpaying one group of male software developers with a […]