Bryce Covert

The NFL Cheerleaders Should Be Your Fair-Pay Heroes
August 04, 2014

The bottom 60 percent of the workforce hasn’t gotten a raise in a decade, and, for some, pay has even fallen. The basic bargain that Americans put in a hard day’s work and share in some of the bounty they produce has been broken.

Why We Still Can't Erase the Gender Pay Gap
July 11, 2014

Despite significant gains since the 1960s, we still can't erase the gender pay gap. Here are some solutions.

It's Time to Fix the Very Pale, Very Male Boardroom
July 09, 2014

Despite the benefits of diverse leadership, boardrooms and C-suites are still lacking women and minorities. How do we fix it?

We Know We Work Too Much. Now How Do We Stop It?
July 02, 2014

It's time our laws enabled us to unplug.

Taking a Vacation May Actually Save Your Career
Workaholism is hurting the American economy
June 23, 2014

Workaholism is hurting the American economy.

Why We Still Don't See Working Men as Fathers
June 23, 2014

The “Leave It To Beaver” days still haunt us. 

Jill Abramson's Firing Shows the Insidious New Way Sexism Happens in the Modern Workplace
May 16, 2014

This is what makes today’s sexism so tricky: It’s about feelings and impressions created by women’s behavior, not red lines drawn between men and women. 

Journalism's Gender Problem Just Got Worse With Jill Abramson's Firing
The wage gap is still wide, and women are penalized when they ask for more
May 15, 2014

The wage gap is still wide, and women are penalized when they ask for more.

The Gender Wage Gap Is Ugly. So Is the Right-Wing Effort to Deny It.
April 29, 2014

Next time right-wingers want to use research from a prominent economist, maybe they should check with the source first?

Obama's New Move on Gender and Pay Could Have More Impact than the Lilly Ledbetter Act
April 07, 2014

Encouraging people to talk about pay might be the best way to help make salaries more fair.