The five women say they are paid tens of thousands of dollars less than men with similar qualifications. The university says it is “committed to pay equity.”
A U.S. Department of Labor review of staff wages from 2012 to 2014 found disparities between male and female professors.
Gig workers deserve the dignity of fair compensation.
As the coronavirus resumes spreading rapidly across the continent, hopes for an economic revival have given way to diminished expectations.
Decades of budget-cutting and market reforms laid the ground for a wave of death in Swedish nursing homes.
Four weeks before the election, the Trump administration has announced stricter rules for the H-1B visa program, which U.S. companies have long valued.
Critics acknowledge the success the New Museum in New York has achieved. But they say it has come at the expense of many people who work there.
Pay-advance apps have been downloaded millions of times, and more employers are offering them as benefits to workers who need cash.
The city became the second in the nation to create a compensation standard for ride-hailing drivers, after New York.
A Federal Reserve survey of family finances shows that inequality was high last year. It’s likely to worsen because of the pandemic.
As the country faces a second wave of coronavirus infections, the government doesn’t want to support jobs propped up solely by fiscal stimulus.
The Labor Department proposal would most likely treat drivers and other gig workers as contractors, not employees.
The pandemic and the movement for racial justice have tested corporate pledges to elevate social concerns alongside shareholder interests. A new study finds companies are failing to follow through.
Inside information and influence with the clerks’ former bosses may figure in the transactions, a new study suggests.
A judge rebuffed a Labor Department move that made it harder for employees to win judgments against parent companies over pay violations.
If we can’t get our government to help us now, when will we ever?
President Trump has taken credit for the lowest unemployment rate in 50 years, but the Federal Reserve’s patient policies laid the groundwork.
The recovery is bypassing those who need it most.
We’re in limbo as the ride-hailing company spends millions fighting a new state law.
New research shows that minimum-wage violations spike as low-paid workers become more vulnerable and less inclined to complain.
Workplaces have grown steadily less friendly to older employees, and the pandemic has pushed more of these workers from the labor market.
The government could revive an idea to make it mandatory for large companies to report their pay gaps by ethnicity.
Because of ironclad contracts, threatening to retire is perhaps one of the main negotiating tactics available to fighters seeking to improve their deals.
The pandemic gives them an opportunity to demand what they deserve.
Longstanding but little-used state programs, with a recent dose of federal aid, prevent layoffs by putting workers on part-time duty in a downturn.
Both are threatening to pull out of California this week over a law requiring them to treat their workers as full-fledged employees.
The compensation packages of museum directors are drawing scrutiny as their institutions try to fill budget holes with cutbacks that have included layoffs and furloughs of lesser-paid staffers.
Under pressure to classify their freelance drivers as full-time employees, the ride-hailing companies are discussing another option.
More than 200 said they stood in solidarity with three former co-workers who have accused the company of discrimination.
A litigator asserts that she faced reprisal after saying Secretary Eugene Scalia was set to settle a discrimination suit for a sum she found too low.
Businesses are grappling with difficult legal and logistical questions about how to respond to the president’s payroll-tax holiday order.
Gig workers want both flexibility and benefits — we support laws that could make that possible.
Because Congress controls federal spending, at least some of the measures will almost certainly be challenged in court. Or they may become moot if Congress reaches a deal.
Without more federal aid for workers, experts are expecting the largest disruption to the housing market since the Depression.
How expanding opportunity for women, immigrants and nonwhite workers helped everyone — and why we need to do so again.
Facing a loss of hours, unsecured wages and slow reopenings, some unemployed Britons are reconsidering their livelihoods.
The U.S. economy thrived after World War II. The reason can help us now.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art told its staff that it was laying off 79 employees and announced 181 furloughs and 93 voluntary retirements.
Some corporate bosses offered to cut their pay, but most did not. Those who did gave up less than 10 percent of what they received last year.
The two issues are linked, but during the coronavirus pandemic the relationship is not always simple.
Working from home creates economic winners and losers. It can benefit highly skilled employees but depress others’ wages and make it hard to organize.
The proposal on the eve of Republicans’ unveiling of a larger aid bill amounts to a concession that the two parties are unlikely to reach a deal before benefits expire.
When the Trump administration shut the borders to many new au pairs, those already in the country found they had something new: options.
Supplemental checks for laid-off workers are set to expire at month’s end. Republicans and Democrats disagree on what to do next.
Union Square Hospitality Group, which helped lead the move away from tips, changes course as its restaurants reopen.
A determined handful of men in New Orleans carry on the cause Dr. King died defending in Memphis.
The University of Akron this week became one of the first schools in the country to make profound cuts in the number of full-time professors on its staff. Others might have to follow.
Several retailers have ended the pay raises and bonuses they gave to employees as an appreciation for their courage and commitment in showing up to work during the pandemic.
A lawsuit by the state’s attorney general adds to pressure on the companies to consider their drivers full-time employees.