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In Case You Missed It: Check Out 60 Minutes on Leading by Example to Close the Gender Pay Gap

60 Minutes: Leading by Example to Close the Gender Pay Gap The "Me Too" movement has shaken the workplace to its core. It has such power that it has come to mean more than sexual harassment. "Me Too" is now also about the issue of unequal pay between men and women. According [...]

By | 2018-04-16T18:57:58+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

EQUAL PAY DAY 2018 By the Numbers

EQUAL PAY DAY 2018 By the Numbers WHAT IS EQUAL PAY DAY? Equal Pay Day is the approximate day the typical woman must work into the new year to make what the typical man made at the end of the previous year. Based on ACS Census data, the 2018 wage gap between women and men [...]

By | 2018-04-11T04:28:56+00:00 April 10th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Career Corner: The Art of Negotiating – Tips from Cheryl Hilvert, Management & Leadership Consultant

Speak up for yourself! To help women better position themselves for negotiating — whether for salary purposes or to get better assignments — the League is doing a series of articles with tips and techniques to help local government women improve their skills by learning from other women in the field. This article is the third in our continuing series. [...]

By | 2018-02-14T02:26:20+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Career Corner: The Art of Negotiating – Avoiding Negotiating Traps

Not Negotiating for Yourself Results in Lower Expectations of You Overall by Others To help women better position themselves for negotiating -- whether for salary purposes or to get better assignments -- the League is doing a series of articles with tips and techniques to help local government women improve their skills by learning [...]

By | 2018-02-14T02:23:03+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Career Corner: The Art of Negotiating – Women and Negotiating Salaries

Women who fail to negotiate their salaries at the start of their careers could leave up to $2 million on the table over the lifespan of their careers. By Pamela Antil, ACA - City of Santa Barbara, CA & President, League of Women in Government Many people dread negotiations of any kind, but studies show that [...]

By | 2018-02-14T02:15:54+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Happy (UN)Equal Pay Day!

Women Can’t Wait Until 2059 For Equal Pay The Pay Gap Adds Up! By Laura Bates, Founder - The Everyday Sexism Project (article reposted via TIMEIdeas) April 12 marks Equal Pay Day—symbolizing how far into the year women have to work on average before their earnings catch up with what men earned in the previous [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:25:20+00:00 April 12th, 2016|Exclusives, Featured, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments