Category Archives: Wage Gap

How several states are taking the lead on restoring overtime pay

By Marcus Baram   May 22, 2022 This article is from Capital & Main, an award-winning publication that reports from California on economic, political, and social issues. After decades of decline in overtime pay, the Biden administration is considering action to sharply expand access in a time of high inflation. This is the fourth article … Continue reading How several states are taking the lead on restoring overtime pay

A living wage doesn’t just benefit workers. It benefits businesses and society, too

By Anna Barford and Jane Nelson May 21, 2022 It can be difficult to see a way out of the current cost-of-living crisis. Prices continue to rise, and there are fears that if nothing changes, many families will face serious financial hardship. The effects of this will be devastating. Poverty causes premature death, poor nutrition, … Continue reading A living wage doesn’t just benefit workers. It benefits businesses and society, too

Equal pay comes to U.S. soccer: Here’s what to know about the landmark win for women players

By Connie Lin   May 18, 2022 In a landmark deal, soccer players of the U.S. men’s and women’s national teams will now be paid equally, including per-game fees and prize money from official tournaments, such as the FIFA World Cup. The agreement is a major win for women’s soccer—a victory claimed just six months … Continue reading Equal pay comes to U.S. soccer: Here’s what to know about the landmark win for women players