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Salary transparency

Elon Musk’s aerospace manufacturing company, SpaceX, is facing a class action lawsuit for alleged wage discrimination based on gender and race. The lawsuit, filed on Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleges that SpaceX systematically pays its women and minority employees less than their white male counterparts for equivalent job roles. Same work, different pay Ashley Foltz, a propulsion engineer at SpaceX, joined the company in September 2022. She was hired at a salary of $92,000, while her white male counterparts with similar or less experience were offered as much

In the tech industry, discussions about money are often shrouded in secrecy, but one designer is challenging this norm by leading by example.  In a recent blog post, designer Dan Mall shared the details and context around how much money he’s made over the last 19 years of his career, drawing praise from industry peers. Making money conversations more transparent Dan Mall is a creative director, designer, founder, and entrepreneur from Philly. As the son of a chief financial officer and the brother of a financial advisor, he grew up

Wage bias has long affected marginalized groups, including women and people of color. Recent data from Hired shows a widening wage gap, except for white and Asian women, with Black women earning the least of any demographic group. Salary transparency laws and practices aim to close the race and gender pay gap by removing biases. But can they really undo centuries of inequity? Salary expectations and negotiations As well as systemic issues of discrimination and prejudice, the expectation gap contributes to the wage gap. The expectation gap is the difference in salary