Google Proposes thirteen New Emojis for Gender Equality

Google Proposes thirteen New Emojis for Gender Equality

check your emojis for a second. can you locate one that seems like a lady with a profession? You may not find a businesswoman, a scientist, a doctor, or even a girl graduate carrying a mortarboard. In fact, the recognizably woman emojis are retrograde in the intense: there may be a bride, and a princess, and a dancer – pretty much the simplest one that might be representing a career. Why is this crucial? due to the fact emojis are anywhere, and some distance from being without effect on our…

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Amazon Reveals Pay Data After All, Shows Virtually No Gender Pay Gap

Amazon Reveals Pay Data After All, Shows Virtually No Gender Pay Gap

Earlier this week, the Securities and Exchange Commission rejected Amazon’s request to keep their pay data private, after Arjuna Capital filed a shareholder resolution to request that data. Yesterday, Amazon announced that it will share pay data – and that women at the company currently make 99.9 cents for every dollar male employees earn. Amazon also revealed that minority employees make 100.1 cents for every dollar earned by white employees. (Photo Credit: steelashan/Flickr) “We are pleased Amazon is stepping up in response to investor concerns about gender pay equity,” said…

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Presidential Campaigns and the Gender Pay Gap

Presidential Campaigns and the Gender Pay Gap

Recently, Jezebel analyzed presidential candidates’ campaigns to see which have the most significant pay disparities between male and female staffers. You may be a bit surprised to learn who has the “fairest” campaign in terms of the gender pay gap. (Photo Credit: Kim Bost/Flickr) At the time of the article’s publishing, there were six remaining candidates, so the data includes Senator Marco Rubio’s staff … and for good reason. Of the six campaigns analyzed, Rubio’s team was the only one that paid women more than men, with women averaging about…

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What Buffer’s Gender Pay Gap Can Tell Us About Unconscious Bias

What Buffer’s Gender Pay Gap Can Tell Us About Unconscious Bias

Pay transparency is supposed to help companies close the gender pay gap. By being open about their compensation philosophy, sometimes to the point of posting employee salaries for everyone to see, decision-makers hope to catch pay inequities before they become entrenched. Buffer, the social media management tool provider, is one of the companies that’s most publicly committed to transparency, publishing not only theirsalary formula, but a public spreadsheet of every salary at the company, from the CEO on down – which is why the company was taken aback to discover…

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