The Pay Check

It’s a big, expensive, global mystery. Why do women still make less money—a lot less—than men? In the US, the average woman makes 80 cents to every dollar a man makes. The Pay Check is an in-depth investigation into what that 20 percent difference looks like. In this miniseries we show you how the gender pay gap plays out in real life.
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In the third episode of the podcast’s conversation series, Michele Roberts, the first woman to head a major professional sports union in North Americ…
In the second episode of The Pay Check conversations series, we bring you two conversations. First we head to the competitive world of poker, where s…
After The Pay Check ended, conversations about the pay gap didn’t—so we decided to listen in. We went out and found some of the smartest women we kno…
So far, the pay gap has proved pretty impossible to solve. But most of us aren’t just going to sit here and accept that we’ll be paid less than men f…
The pay gap goes way deeper than just men's and women's salaries——that's why just paying women more doesn't solve the problem. In this episode, Clair…
Can companies be shamed into closing the pay gap? A new law in the U.K. requires companies with more than 250 U.K. employees to publicly disclose the…
Skeptics say the gender pay gap is explained by choices women make about family and career. Rebecca Greenfield unpacks those arguments with the help …
There was a brief moment 150 years ago when it looked like women might get equal pay for equal work. But they didn’t—and that set the standard for de…
In the first episode of The Pay Check, we go deep on pay discrimination. Host Rebecca Greenfield tells us about an equal pay fight in her own family.…
It’s a big, expensive, global mystery. Why do women still make less money—a lot less—than men? In the US, the average woman makes 80 cents to every d…
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