Work and Money
10:58 AM Why does Equal Pay Day fall on a different day every year? Because the date is determined by the extra number of days women need to work to earn the same as men in a financial year.
Clare Lombardo Many still think children are better with stay-at-home mums, but the research disagrees.
Vivek Wadhwa Should we be compensated for those 10pm emails?
Claire Lowdon For novelist Claire Lowdon, stripping down for a class of drawing students proved revelatory.
Brigid Schulte Women do have time for ambitious careers and family - it's all about making conscious decisions with that time, says researcher Laura Vanderkam.
Anthony Palazzo and Lucas Shaw It's probably the most generous parental leave policy in the US.
Pining for someone at work when you're taken probably won't change your relationship.
Canberra, we have a problem. And it's time to think seriously about fixing it.
Jessica Irvine It is true that the commonly quoted statistic of a gap of 18.8 per cent between male and female full time average weekly earnings does not compare apples with apples.
Claire Cain Miller They want to be hands-on fathers as well as breadwinners. But as workplace reality bites, things don't quite turn out that way.
Women in power
Judith Ireland Is there a more patronising or misleading word in gender equality debates than "merit?"
Erin O'Dwyer That $295 per week you earn less than your male colleague? It adds up.
Tanith Carey A new report proves there's a very real reason why women have 'maternity paranoia'.
Patrick Begley Parents of wilfully disobedient children may find some consolation in a new research finding: naughty kids earn more money when they grow up.
Claire Cain Miller How women's view of work-life balance has changed.
Erin O'Dwyer They're steely-smart and proof that more women are commanding the news agenda.
Ana Swanson Research shows your bad boss may be making you sad, lazy and unhealthy.
Julia Carpenter Google’s algorithm shows prestigious job ads to men, but not to women. Here’s why that should worry you.
Lou Heinrich For casual workers, taking a day off can strain the budget.
The girls' club
Tracey Spicer Five women, one mission: to carve a career from the Jurassic jungle that was the Channel Nine newsroom.
Jen Vuk You may not be familiar with the term 'shadow work', but chances are you'll be intimately acquainted with what it represents.
Natalie Reilly We've all seen that person; they sigh a lot; they walk briskly, often with a frown.
Jenna Price Why women in the 'sandwich generation' are doing the quadruple load.
Lisa Lintern Why uttering this word could cost women a job or promotion.
Anne Summers Whatever trust we had been willing to invest in the government was instantly blown out of the water when it announced women could only have the childcare if they gave up significant family benefit payments.
Danielle Paquette Progressive family-friendly policies alone simply aren't enough to quash gender inequality in a 24-7 work culture.
Paul Chai How do we get our boys to consider future careers in child care, nursing and teaching?
Kasey Edwards Social media could ruin your job prospects. That's the message we're sold, but new research says it's not exactly true, writes Kasey Edwards.
Anna Hart Long commutes and stuffy offices replaced by a tropical workplace in 'Silicon Bali'? Now this is what we call hot-desking.
Tilly Lawless Sex worker Tilly Lawless has a few pointers for how (and how not) to help 'fix' her industry.
Laura Kray When it comes to playing hardball, women are damned if they do and damned if they don't.
Jenna Price A new study shows women are more ambitious than men at the start of their career. But things look very different two years later.
Roberto A. Ferdman Why telling someone "you can do it" -- when you suspect they actually can't -- is counterproductive.
Natalie Reilly Men are seldom accused of "over-thinking". If they do obsess, it's a quirky tic.
Unspoken Wage Gap
Erin O'Dwyer We know women earn 18% less than their male counterparts – but another, larger pay gap shows mothers are paying the price.
Jenna Price Reddit acting CEO Ellen Pao is scrapping pay negotiations. But what if your only option to a fair wage is to ask?
Jenna Price "I swear to god, my husband has never been asked about work-life balance."
Evan Schwarten Welcome to 2015.
Josephine Tovey There are more major American companies run by men named John than there are companies run by women in the United States.
Ol' timey sexism
This correspondence shows some serious workplace sexism, hopefully relegated to history.
Creative pay gap
Clem Bastow While Patricia Arquette might have fluffed the delivery of her call to arms, she had a very good point to make.
Gender pay gap
Jenna Price The top three industry offenders, according to a new national survey.
Judith Ireland Women in management ranks get paid as much as 45 per cent less than their male peers, new government data has revealed.
Natalie Reilly The virtue traditionally associated with shoulder squeezes and self-sacrifice is more powerful than you think.
Kasey Edwards Bank bosses think they have found a curious 'solution' to Australia's gaping gender pay gap.
Congratulations, you made it through another year. Now let’s all focus on work again! Sigh. Here are a few ‘job-positive’ suggestions to make 2015 a good year in the office.
Welcome to the toughest part of the year – everyone’s out enjoying festivals and beer gardens, while your credit cards are melting from ridiculous holiday season over-usage.
In debt? Don't get depressed – after all, "new year, new you" as Oprah likes to say.
Jenna Price It's time for Tony Abbott to show he's serious about improving women's pay.
Jenna Price The change every woman in the work place needs to make this year.
The actress reportedly insisted she be paid the same as her male co-star in upcoming film The Huntsman, following leaked Sony documents that highlighted pay inequality in Hollywood.
Back to work
Claire Cohen The holiday season's over and it's time to get back to work. Claire Cohen speaks to the experts to find out best to face the office again (sigh).
A UK gynaecologist thinks women should have three days of paid leave every month to cope with their periods.
Lucy Cormack Women may be scarce in the exclusive club of ultra wealthy Aussies, but on average they are worth more than twice as much as their male counterparts.
Kasey Edwards Sadly, the attitude that protecting women's rights is bad for business still exists.
Jane Caro It has taken me a very long time to understand the very high price women pay for such self-limiting beliefs.
Joanne Gray Westpac CEO Gail Kelly's seven lessons for life and business
Andie Fox "The pressure is on you, both implicitly and explicitly, to limit the overflow of home life into the workplace. Management literature is full of tips for getting the most out of employees that, collectively, begin to read like the mind of a sociopath."