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April 13, 2021

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Goldman Sachs, Starbucks among organizations pledging to close racial wealth gap in U.S.

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Goldman Sachs, Starbucks and a range of other organizations across the U.S. announced Tuesday a collaborative effort aimed at narrowing the racial wealth gap between Black and white Americans. The initiative, called NinetyToZero, also includes the American Civil Liberties Union,......

Equal Pay Day highlights a $1 million salary shortfall for some women amid Covid

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Wednesday is Equal Pay Day, a reminder of the persistent income inequality between men and women. Currently, women earn just 82 cents for every dollar earned by men, according to an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data by the National Women’s......

Natasha Cloud, Breanna Stewart and other WNBA stars on continuing the fight for social justice and equality

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here When the WNBA announced the start of its 2020 season last July, more than a dozen players opted out of participating. While concerns about health and safety amid the coronavirus pandemic led some athletes to sit out, others grappled with......

Nike sets fresh diversity targets for 2025, and ties executive compensation to hitting them

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Nike logo is seen on the Nike store on February 22, 2021 in New York City. John Smith | Corbis News | Getty Images Nike has laid out a five-year roadmap to creating a more diverse and inclusive workforce,......

Investing in women: Goldman Sachs CEO on new plan to close wage gap

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here In their first television interview with “CBS This Morning,” Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David Solomon and Margaret Anadu, Global Head of Sustainability and Impact for Asset Management at Goldman Sachs, unveil a new $10 billion investment plan called......

Op-ed: ‘RBG’ would certainly encourage women to take control of their finances

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks onstage at the Fourth Annual Berggruen Prize Gala in New York on Dec. 16, 2019. Eugene Gologursky | Getty Images Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was not only one of the most recognized leaders in the battle for gender equality, but also a voice......

Asian American and Pacific Islander women stand to lose $400,000 over a 40-year career due to the pay gap

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here March 9 marks Asian American and Pacific Islander Women’s Equal Pay Day, meaning that the average AAPI woman has to work an additional three months into the new year to make the same pay white men earned in 2020. Asian......

Younger women are more likely to be primary income earners than in previous generations

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Among those earning over $100,000, nearly 1 in 3 millennial and Gen X women report being the primary income earner or contributing the largest share of the household finances. Only about 20% of women in previous generations carried their families......

Sen. Joe Manchin open to party-line vote on future bills with voting rights legislation now in focus

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Senator Joe Manchin (D-WVA) removes his mask to speak as bipartisan members of the Senate and House gather to announce a framework for fresh coronavirus disease (COVID-19) relief legislation at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 1,......

New stimulus proposals look like a guaranteed income experiment. Early results show whether it will work

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New York City housing advocates and tenants march to demand Gov. Andrew Cuomo cancel rent amid the pandemic on Oct. 10, 2020. Andrew Lichtenstein | Corbis News | Getty Images The new federal coronavirus relief bill that’s poised to be......

The pandemic is reversing gender equality progress in the workplace, PwC says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Women’s progress in the workplace is set to reverse due to the coronavirus pandemic, professional services firm PwC found in its analysis of developed countries.  PwC said that the pandemic was set to push the progress towards gender equality in......

The $15 minimum wage is in trouble. Here’s what you need to know

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A Feb. 18 rally celebrating the California Labor Commissioner’s order for a McDonald’s franchise to rehire and compensate workers who went on strike for coronavirus protections was held on Feb. 18, 2021. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters The fight for a......

Male Colleagues Tell A Female Heart Surgeon That The “Gender Pay Gap” Is Not Real, She Exposes The Reality

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The wage gap between men and women is very real, even in our oh-so-modern Western society. However, not everyone believes it is. And some think that it doesn’t exist in prestigious areas like medicine. Well, Dr. Nikki Stamp, a heart and lung transplant surgeon from Australia, put them right in......

How $1,400 stimulus checks could be best targeted based on past payments

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Sarah Casillas | DigitalVision | Getty Images A new coronavirus relief bill could give millions of Americans $1,400 stimulus checks. Congress is poised to pass the legislation in March, at which point individuals and families could see the money in......

New $1,400 stimulus checks could be coming. What we know about how soon they may arrive

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Hill Street Studios | DigitalVision | Getty Images As Congress works to hammer out a deal for a new coronavirus relief bill, that could mean new stimulus checks for millions of Americans. New $1,400 direct payments are among the aid......

A new child tax credit expansion could provide monthly income. Some question whether the help is too much or too little

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Halfpoint Images | Moment | Getty Images A Democratic proposal to expand the child tax credit for one year could give qualifying families up to $300 per child per month. But like all direct payments made by the government as......

Pelosi says $15 federal minimum wage will be in the bill the House sends to Senate. Here’s what you need to know

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) participates in a news conference on the third day of the Senate impeachment trial of former U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, February 11, 2021. Erin Scott | Reuters House Speaker Nancy......

One-third of small business owners say $15 minimum wage will result in layoffs: Survey

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during an event to introduce the Raise The Wage Act at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 16, 2019. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images One third of small business owners say they’ll likely lay off workers......

$1,400 stimulus checks: What we know about who could qualify based on House Democrats’ latest plan

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here sturti | E+ | Getty Images Democrats are forging ahead with plans to send millions of Americans $1,400 stimulus checks. Their most recent proposal sheds light on just who could be eligible for the money once it’s approved. The House......

Biden says next stimulus checks will be $1,400. How they could be targeted

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Image Source | DigitalVision | Getty Images As Washington lawmakers work to come to an agreement on a new coronavirus relief package, one key question has emerged: Will the next stimulus checks be $1,400? President Joe Biden sought to end......

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