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The Violent Exploitation Of Women In Fashion Continues...

The Violent Exploitation Of Women In Fashion Continues... | Women and Work | Scoop.it
Last week's horrific ad via a Lebanon handbag designer was just the latest crime.
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Families and Work Institute to honor Barnett | BrandeisNOW

Families and Work Institute to honor Barnett | BrandeisNOW | Women and Work | Scoop.it
Dr. Rosalind Barnett, senior scientist at the Women's Studies Research Center, has been fighting gender inequality and stereotypes her whole career.
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Daily Kos: Texas Matters: Senate Passes Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay

Daily Kos: Texas Matters: Senate Passes Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay | Women and Work | Scoop.it
Late last night, the Texas Senate finally passed House Bill 950 , a state version of the federal Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 .
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Whoa. Guess Some Things Haven't Changed Much Since The '80s

Whoa. Guess Some Things Haven't Changed Much Since The '80s | Women and Work | Scoop.it
I hope her former bosses feel a little stupid right now. ("And so I thought, hmm, I'll show ya!" - @Oprah on equal pay. Oh, you showed 'em alright.
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Equal Pay Explained by Oprah

Even Oprah's been a victim of paycheck discrimination. Tell Congress to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act today. Visit www.ultravioletaction.org to learn more.
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Feminist Weekly: Commencement 2013 Edition

Feminist Weekly: Commencement 2013 Edition | Women and Work | Scoop.it
This week, activists took steps to end the gender-based hate speech of #FBrape pages, students plan to protest Kelly Ayotte's commencement speech, and millennials' loan debt continues to mount.
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LOOK: It's A Pantsuit Rainbow!

LOOK: It's A Pantsuit Rainbow! | Women and Work | Scoop.it
Hillary Clinton has taken flack over the years for her devotion to pantsuits -- and for showing her cleavage, and for wearing scrunchies, and...
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How States Are Leading The Way On Equal Pay For Women

How States Are Leading The Way On Equal Pay For Women | Women and Work | Scoop.it
Legislation at the federal level designed to improve women’s economic opportunities appears stalled, including, most recently, the Paycheck Fairness Act and the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act.
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The Staggering Cost Of The Gender Wage Gap Revealed

The Staggering Cost Of The Gender Wage Gap Revealed | Women and Work | Scoop.it
It's still a man's world. And to make a man's amount of money over her career, the typical working women would have to put in an extra decade of work.
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LOOK: The Cities With The Largest Wage Gaps

LOOK: The Cities With The Largest Wage Gaps | Women and Work | Scoop.it
On April 9, 2013, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act of 1963, which President John F.
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GOP Congresswoman: Women 'Don't Want' Equal Pay Laws

GOP Congresswoman: Women 'Don't Want' Equal Pay Laws | Women and Work | Scoop.it
Republican congresswoman Marsha Blackburn said on Sunday that women "don't want" equal pay laws.
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Really

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Google Begged This Woman To Stay, But She Left To Start Her Own Company

Google Begged This Woman To Stay, But She Left To Start Her Own Company | Women and Work | Scoop.it
"I just had to throw myself out there and do it."
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Insights and Strategy Questions - 100 Most Creative People in Business 2013

Insights and Strategy Questions - 100 Most Creative People in Business 2013 | Women and Work | Scoop.it
Today’s list of strategic thinking questions is the last installment in our series based on the June 2013 Fast Company magazine and its list of The 100 Most Creative People in Business 2013. All of...
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Ethical Behavior in the Workplace: Women Less Likely to Compromise

Ethical Behavior in the Workplace: Women Less Likely to Compromise | Women and Work | Scoop.it
New research suggests that organizations looking to hire and retain women should consider how much they emphasize ethical behavior in the workplace.
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The Real Problem With “Check Your Privilege”: It’s Too Generous | The Raw Story

The Real Problem With “Check Your Privilege”: It’s Too Generous | The Raw Story | Women and Work | Scoop.it
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Sony Head Amy Pascal on Women Directors: The Whole System is Geared for Them To Fail

Sony Head Amy Pascal on Women Directors: The Whole System is Geared for Them To Fail | Women and Work | Scoop.it
Holy crap. In a revealing interview with Forbes' Dorothy Pomerantz on the occasion of the publication of the most powerful women in the world list, Sony studio chief Amy Pascal, the only female head of a major studio, actually answered some...
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Congress Takes On Military Sexual Assault In New Bipartisan Bill

Congress Takes On Military Sexual Assault In New Bipartisan Bill | Women and Work | Scoop.it
In the midst of a growing crisis over sexual assault in the U.S. military, a bipartisan group of senators and representatives proposed a bill on Thursday that would reform the way the military handles sexual assault cases.
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MIlitary Sexual Assault--This is RAPE.

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The GOP's "More Work, Less Pay" Gift for Mother's Day

For Mother's Day, House Republicans pushed the "More Work, Less Pay" Act. See what House Democratic Women had to say.

Via J'nene Solidarity Kay
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We're All Fraidy Cats of Office Gossip And Missing Mentor Opportunities

We're All Fraidy Cats of Office Gossip And Missing Mentor Opportunities | Women and Work | Scoop.it
We already knew that, as of 2011, women in the workplace (and on TV!) were missing female mentors. WARNING: I'm about to talk about Lean In. OK. I'm doing it now.
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GOP Senator: I Voted Against Equal Pay For Women Because We Have Enough Laws

GOP Senator: I Voted Against Equal Pay For Women Because We Have Enough Laws | Women and Work | Scoop.it
WARREN, NH — Women in full-time year-round jobs earned 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man. Yet, at a town hall earlier this week, Sen.
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