WASHINGTON – Continuing to use his executive authority to bypass a recalcitrant Congress, President Obama on Thursday proposed a new rule that would require federal contractors and subcontractors to disclose more information about pay to male and female employees. Continue Reading →
Washington – Paying men more than women for the same job was outlawed 50 years ago, but the issue has become one of the most divisive in an already balkanized Congress. Continue Reading →
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Washington – Despite the state’s progressive bent, women in Connecticut earn only about 78 percent of what men make, a gender-wage gap close to the national disparity. The finance, defense, information technology, medical and scientific research industries that hire many people in Connecticut all have large gender-wage disparities.