Equal pay

Executive order on diversity a predicament for banks


Bankers can either fight the president’s recent order banning diversity training in federal contracts or face reputational risk by complying with it.


Banks that want equality must walk the talk


To help stop a cycle of systemic racism, bankers need to focus on advancing Black employees to leadership positions and create long-term relationships with Black-owned businesses.


Few fireworks at Wells Fargo's first annual meeting under Scharf


Unlike recent affairs that were marred by protests, this year's meeting — held online because of the coronavirus outbreak — went smoothly as investors overwhelmingly approved the bank's slate of directors and executive compensation plan.


Citi slightly improves raw pay gap numbers


In the year since it voluntarily disclosed its own data, Citigroup has shown an improvement in its median pay for female and minority employees, the firm said Wednesday.


Eliminating unconscious bias from the workplace


Women should be offered tailored career development programs.


The cost of being crass and a broken rung on the career ladder


Fisher Investments is out more than $1 billion following Ken Fisher’s controversial remarks at a conference. Where do men pull ahead of women in promotions? Right from the start. Plus, a girls’ high school soccer team makes national news.


Stop marketing to women and start designing for them


Companies are turning off prospective customers and employees with misguided approaches.


Federal government an exemplar in promoting women


The financial industry should take notes from regulators that have diverse leadership.


Big banks need to stop tinkering with gender pay-gap data


Investors expect banks to be honest and transparent about employee wages.


Most Powerful Women in Banking, standout fintechs, Corbat on gender pay gap: Top stories of the week


Cathy Bessant, BofA’s chief operations officer, is the Most Powerful Woman in Banking; 6 standout fintechs at Finovate 2019; the Citi CEO says gender pay gap is ‘a challenge we need to tackle together’; and more from this week’s most-read stories.