Don’t Let Company Security Fall Between The Cracks

Geography: United States Source: Harris Poll Date: April 2016 Findings: 19% do not feel their workplaces are well-protected from weather-related threats, and 26% do not think their companies have an emergency plan in place if they were ever faced with extremely severe weather. 31% do not feel their workplace is well-protected from a physical threat from another person, […]

How Secure Is Your Office

Geography: United States Source: Harris Poll Date: April 2016 Findings: 17% of workers do not feel their workplaces are well-protected in case of a fire, flood or other disaster, and 22% don’t believe their companies have emergency plans in place should such events occur. 93% of workers feel their office is a secure place to work. 37% of workers say they […]

Understanding The Size Of The U.S. Pay Gap

Geography: United States Source: Glassdoor Date: April 2016 Findings: 64% of the U.S. salaries are male, while 36%are female. By comparison, men make up roughly 53% of the overall U.S. workforce, with women making up 47%. 59 of the respondents held a bachelor’s degree, 21% held a master’s degree, while just 10% held only a high school diploma. By […]

Gender Parity Is A Slow But Continuous Process

Geography: United States Source: McKinsey Global Institute Date: April 2016 Findings: 40% of the potential half trillion dollars needed to boost gender parity can come from higher female labor-force participation, about 30% can come from narrowing the gap between men and women who work part time and full time, and another 30% can come from changing the mix of sectors […]

Stepping Over The Pay Gap

Geography: United States Source: Glassdoor Date: April 2016 Findings: Occupational sorting explains 54% of the overall or “unadjusted” pay gap—by far the largest factor. Only 26% of highly paid chief executives are shown to be women but 71 percent of low-paid cashiers. A 24.1% higher base pay is seen by men when compared to women of same job title and […]

Education Is The Key To Reducing Sexual Harassment

Geography: United States Source:  Bridge Date: April 2016 Findings: 41% of employees who are sexually harassed at work say their company has ineffective or nonexistent gender sensitivity training. 53% of men and women who are sexually harassed work at organizations where one or fewer gender education trainings have been given. 69% of employees who feel their training is ineffective […]

How Gender Parity Is Motiving Employees

Geography: United States Source:  Bridge Date: April 2016 Findings: 66% of women see gender bias in promotions and filling leadership positions compared to only 34% of men. 64% of men believe women revise greater compensation than men for equal work compared to 36% of women. 62% of women perceive a lack of sensitivity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender […]

How Gender Equality Can Benefit The Bottom Line

Geography: United States Source:  Bridge Date: April 2016 Findings: 47% of women think men are paid more for equal work. Only 42% of women this pay is equal compared to 58% of men. 31% of respondents see the most discrimination in gender bias for promotions and filling leadership positions. 19% of respondents see the most discrimination in men receiving […]

Gender Equality Is In The Near Future

Geography: United States Source:  Bridge Date: April 2016 Findings: 40% of women say equal pay is the one outcome they most want to happen at work in the next five years. Twice as many women as men (29% vs. 16%) say they have witnessed gender discrimination at work in the last 12 months. 31% of men think men […]

Sexual Harassment In The Workplace Is Not Looking To Improve In The Near Future

Geography: United States Source:  Bridge Date: April 2016 Findings: 27% of men believe sexual harassment is likely to experience a major decrease in the next five years. Women are even more pessimistic: 25% say it’s the least likely thing to improve by 2020. 29% of women have been sexually harassed at work, compared to 13% of men. What’s more, […]