The different pay for men and women in tennis tournaments is in the news this summer; see https://go.iu.edu/4PUG
Here’s a new case from the Ninth Circuit federal Court of Appeals, https://go.iu.edu/4O8G, in which former employees claimed that their employer “permitted its managers and employees to routinely play ‘sexually graphic, violently misogynistic’ music throughout its 700,000-square-foot warehouse in Reno, Nevada.” The Court ruled the plaintiffs’ claims can proceed, finding that the environment could constitute sex discrimination.
Some ideas for summer reading (with links to purchase — these are available for IU faculty through the IU library):
Here’s an intriguing article (unfortunately, it requires a subscription) promoting the ‘GPP’ – gender proportionality principle – that any given level in an organization should shoot for a gender balance that mirrors that of the level right below it. It also reports that gender disparities are most pronounced in levels of promotion, not in hiring:
Chilazi, Siri, Iris Bohnet, and Oliver Hauser. “Achieving Gender Balance at All Levels of Your Company.” Harvard Business Review. 11/30/2021.
Here’s a new report from Pew Research Center about starting salaries, including some gender differences:
In honor of Equal Pay Day, here’s a report on the pay gap:
See the United Nations Report here: https://news.un.org/en/story/2022/09/1126171#:~:text=Without%20investment%2C%20gender%20equality%20will%20take%20nearly%20300%20years%3A%20UN%20report,-UN%20Women%2FBruno
Here’s an article highlighting gender challenges in the tech industry: https://theconversation.com/us (The retention problem: Women are going into tech but are also being driven out by Professor Vandana Singh)
The recent World Economic Forum in Davos featured several discussions about the challenges of gender parity in India: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2023/01/india-davos-2023-energy-transition-gender-parity-highlights/