If she’s elected she’ll become, at the tender age of 50, the first female senator from Wisconsin and also the country’s first openly gay senator. No pressure! She’ll also be a very powerful ally in the fight to protect the rights of women from being hacked to death by axe-wielding Republicans. So you’ll want to get onboard the Tammy train now, that way if and when she hits the Senate you can say you knew her way back when.
But, as exhausting as it is, we need to pay attention to and resist post-20 week bans on abortion. That’s because it’s cruel on its surface, but also because legislators are using 20 week bans in order to smuggle in other items of more importance to them than simply making it harder for a slim…
According to a study by the corporate governance firm GMI Ratings, the pay gap is also large for women who are the chief financial officers for major companies. In fact, women CFOs make about 16 percent less than their male colleagues, which in the highly-paid corporate world shakes out to about $215,000 per year:
Female chief financial officers at U.S. companies are paid an average of 16 percent less than their male counterparts of similar age at companies with comparable market values, according to a study. […]
Female CFOs received on average $1.32 million a year in total compensation, compared with $1.54 million for their male counterparts, according to a model based on the analysis. Compensation included base salary, bonuses, grant-date value of stock awards and stock option grants and retirement benefits. […]
Using the model, White and Gladman found that, even after accounting for other factors that might affect CFO pay, including market capitalization and chief executive officer pay levels, the average female CFO would earn about $215,000 more if she were male.
I was under mistaken impression that the injunction against the ultrasound law stopped the transvaginal part until 5th Circuit Court of Appeals said law had to go into effect in February (even that was wrong - the entire bill was enforceable in January with…