Obama Administration Guarantees Near-Universal Contraceptive Coverage

Fantastic news today: the Obama Administration has ensured that most all employers will have to offer insurance plans that cover birth control! Per the news release from the US Dept. of Health and Human Services: “the final rule on preventive health services… Continue Reading

Newt Gingrich dismisses gender wage gap

Ladies, Newt Gingrich thinks we should just calm down and stop worrying about this silly little “gender wage gap.” The real problem, you see, is that the plight of women is improving so rapidly that we should actually be concerned about men.… Continue Reading

Missouri’s gender pay gap widens

How disappointing. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch‘s Personal Finance blog reports that new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the gender wage gap widening in Missouri. The average full-time female Missouri worker makes only 75¢ for each dollar earned by… Continue Reading

Women file another sex-discrimination suit against Wal-Mart

In 2001, a group of current and former female Wal-Mart employees across the nation filed suit, arguing that the retail giant violated the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by discriminating against them because of their gender. The district court certified… Continue Reading