Telling co-workers about your pregnancy can be exciting unless your boss doesn't see it that way.
Recent news stories have talked about how the gender pay gap has not changed much in the last 20 years, citing the statistic that women generally earn 80 cents for each dollar earned by a man. If this fact wasn't disappointing enough, a new study from the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) now shows that over the long term, women only make about 49 cents for every man's dollar.
Goldman Sachs is being accused of gender discrimination after a vice president lost her job while on maternity leave. The former vice president is seeking over $15 million in damages, alleging she was fired because she took the entire four-month paid leave that the company offers, according to an article recently published in the Los Angeles Times.