Teacher strikes across the country have brought much-needed attention to public education, including chronic underfunding, teacher and staff shortages, outda...
This City Just Came Up With a Novel Way to Fight Inequality: Taxing Corporations With Extreme Pay...
Portland, Oregon, has just adopted the first tax penalty on corporations that pay their CEOs more than 100 times what they pay typical workers.
Report: Pay Gap Between Top Administrators, Workers Skyrockets At University Of Illinois...
A new report shows that the pay gap between top University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) administrators and the school's clerical and technical staff have worsened over recent years to the point where many employees have trouble supporting their families and affording basic needs AFSCME Council 31, which represents frontline University of Illinois employees, issued the “ University of Inequality? ” report Monday, which found that…
An IPS tax measure could raise teacher pay. Here’s how much and why it matters
Teacher and principal salaries, benefits, and raises are at the center of a campaign to convince voters to approve a $220 million operating referendum.
How bad is Indiana's teacher pay gap?
Indiana’s average pay of $50,218 is lower than all of its adjacent states. At some school districts in Indiana, starting teachers earn less than $35,000 a year.
The 'Trust Gap' in Schools ... And How Teachers Can Help Close It
Many students of color think school is unfair, but educators can help break the cycle of distrust that can harm long-term academic success.
Do I want to work for that CEO? New rules show the gap between chief executive, worker pay
Publicly owned companies now must reveal how wide a gulf exists between the compensation earned by average workers compared to their CEOs
The teacher pay gap: how a promising career for women lost its shine
Average teacher income has fallen since 2000, lagging well behind other college graduates’ pay – but unions make a difference
The teacher pay gap is a national failure. Here's how to fix it.
We must acknowledge this simple truth: We are a country that claims to care about education, but not so much about the education of other people's children. At the most fundamental level, our children are being raised by two groups of people: families and teachers. Yet, we fail to pay teachers their value The United States is facing a teacher pay crisis. Public school teachers earn 11 percent less than professionals with similar educations. Teachers are more likely than non-teachers to work a…
Education Gaps Don't Fully Explain Why Black Unemployment Is So High
Even when they hold the same degree, African Americans are still much more likely to be looking for a job than white Americans.
While state leaders debate how to best fund education, Stitt pushes for teacher pay raises
The ultimate resolution could include a teacher pay raise coupled with additional dollars to the classroom.
Here's how Gov. Holcomb's plan to boost teacher pay could widen pay gap in Indiana
Gov. Eric Holcomb has a proposal to save districts money and he wants the cash to go to teachers. If schools do it, some teachers will see $1,000 bumps and others just $500.
Gender Pay Gap Legislation
With Gender Pay Gap legislation due to come into force on 6th April 2017, many HR professionals are understandably concerned that they may not be fully informed and ready for what is expected of them. The new regulations will require all private sector companies with more than 250 employees to collect extensive data on all …
No Pay Gap at the Top
June 02, 2017 - Executive pay expert Irv Becker explains why top female CEOs are making more than their male counterparts.
Medicaid Coverage Gap 101
How is health reform's Medicaid expansion producing large gains in health coverage and saving states money? Find out in our paper: www.cbpp.org/resear...
World Cup pay gap: Here's why it's justified
Critics are up in arms about the World Cup gender gap. The prize money for women is far less than for men. Commentators attribute the gap to sexism and struc...
Kamala Harris: Our teacher pay gap is a national failure. Here’s how we can fix it.
We must atone for our national failure to value educators — and our children.
How Small Businesses Are Fighting the Gender Pay Gap
The fact is that the problem is still one that plagues the nation. Women are notoriously paid less than men for the same positions within the same companies ...
Jessica Chastain Explains How She’s Fighting Hollywood’s Gender Pay Gap
"I’m not taking jobs anymore where I’m getting paid a quarter of what the male co-star is being paid," the actress said.
Here's Why Economists Still Can't Fully Explain the Gender Pay Gap
"We’re all walking around an elephant in the room and measuring it differently."