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March 8, 2021

White House Gender Policy Council established

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, Co-Chair of the Gender Policy Council and Chief of Staff to the First Lady Julissa Reynoso, and Co-Chair and Executive Director of the Gender Policy Council Jennifer Klein, March 8, 2021

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March 3, 2021

The secret reason you did or did not get a pay raise

Think back to the last time you received an adjustment to your compensation. Were you told that it was because of your performance? Or that it was because you “exceeded expectations” in 360 peer reviews? Did you assume that HR…

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January 4, 2021

Biden to Seek Pay Data to Help End Gender, Racial Disparities

The incoming Biden administration is looking to boost pay transparency for all U.S. workers through better data collection, a move academics, attorneys, and civil rights groups say is necessary to close workforce racial and gender pay gaps. Women and workers…

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October 23, 2020

Pay Equity In the Era of COVID and the Black Lives Matter Movement

Most employers traditionally consider issues of workplace fairness from the perspective of legal compliance rather than from the viewpoint of a commitment to a principled, moralistic, and value-based system. Employers often approach matters by “checking the box” as identified by…

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July 15, 2020

New tech solutions help curb sexism and racism

The last few months, from the spread of Covid-19 to the protests following the death of George Floyd, have only further exposed the systemic racism in society and the huge problem of inequality in the workplace.

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June 4, 2020

The 10 commitments companies must make to advance racial justice

In the wake of the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, many major corporations are tweeting out statements of concern and support for the Black community. That’s a start, but what is needed at this moment is action. We cannot…

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