PAY EQUITY AND NEGOTIATING
AWIS affirms that strengthening current laws, such as the Equal Pay Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and passing new legislation that helps close the wage gap are key steps to improving equity in the workplace, including gender equity. AWIS asserts that with a growing number of women entering the workforce, particularly in the STEM fields, closing the wage gap now will help ensure equal opportunity in the workforce in the future.
Negotiating for Equal Pay in the Postdoctoral Community and Beyond
Most women fail to negotiate the salary for their first job which has a detrimental outcome for the rest of their career earning potential. This presentation outlines the importance of negotiation, strategies for successful negotiation, and information for those negotiating for their first academic start up package.
How and why to ask for what you deserve