The female public defenders at Cook County Jail are dealing with an unimaginably hostile work environment. Male inmates in courtroom lockups and Cook County Jail, one of the country’s largest, … Continue reading
An inquiry into work dress codes has exposed “widespread discrimination” against women, MPs have said. The investigation was prompted by a petition, being debated by MPs, that called for a … Continue reading
A Quebec MP is calling for change after she says she was asked to remove her three-month-old baby from the House of Commons during a vote. Hassainia, who is still … Continue reading
It’s not your imagination or a just a hunch: Female chief executives are treated differently by the media than their male counterparts, a new analysis of press coverage of CEOs … Continue reading
Child-care centers can be expensive and complex to run. But companies say they pay off in employee morale and retention. Word count: 1,062 words Access the full story here.
Many women of color who have made it to the executive suite describe the process as breaking through not a glass ceiling, but a concrete one. Research suggests that women … Continue reading
Companies run differently when more women hold power. Female executives often serve as role models for other women in the company. They push for better diversity practices and help men … Continue reading
Women’s median annual earnings stubbornly remain about 20 percent below men’s. Why is progress stalling? It may come down to this troubling reality, new research suggests: Work done by women … Continue reading