wage gap http://nhpr.org en N.H. "Paycheck Fairness Act" To Become Law http://nhpr.org/post/nh-paycheck-fairness-act-become-law <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A bill designed to close the wage gap between men and women will become law, after it cleared its final legislative hurdle today.</span></p> Wed, 14 May 2014 20:44:13 +0000 Amanda Loder 48502 at http://nhpr.org N.H. "Paycheck Fairness Act" To Become Law N.H. House Passes Bill That Would Allow Workers To Discuss Pay http://nhpr.org/post/nh-house-passes-bill-would-allow-workers-discuss-pay <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">New Hampshire employers could not prohibit their workers from discussing how much they are paid under a bill passed by the House.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 22:01:18 +0000 Associated Press 43828 at http://nhpr.org N.H. House Passes Bill That Would Allow Workers To Discuss Pay Gender Income Difference http://nhpr.org/post/gender-income-difference <p>In his State of the Union address, President Obama lamented that women make 77 cents to every dollar a man makes. A new bill in New Hampshire looks to narrow that gap. However, disagreement remains about what’s behind the difference, whether it’s the choices that women make, outright discrimination, or a combination of these and other factors.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 42892 at http://nhpr.org Gender Income Difference Despite Gains, Closing Wage Gap Could Take Decades http://nhpr.org/post/despite-gains-closing-wage-gap-could-take-decades <p>New Hampshire women had plenty to celebrate a year ago, when voters elected a woman to the corner office in Concord and sent the nation’s first all-female congressional delegation to Washington.</p><p>But while the state’s political leadership basked in the media attention, most New Hampshire women continued to struggle with unequal treatment on the job.</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 18:56:38 +0000 Brian Wallstin 38978 at http://nhpr.org Despite Gains, Closing Wage Gap Could Take Decades The Wage Gap War http://nhpr.org/post/wage-gap-war <p>This week, a highly-politicized bill titled the “Paycheck Fairness Act”, died in the U.S. Senate. The bill was aimed at the so-called “wage gap”, between men and women. We'll look at what some say might cause this gap?</p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Keith Shields 6333 at http://nhpr.org The Wage Gap War