When the Equal Pay Act of 1963 became law, President John F. Kennedy declared the end of the "unconscionable practice of paying female employees less wages than male employees for the same job." Yet, in 2014, when women across the United States earn, on average, 77 cents for every dollar men earn, the U.S. Senate blocked consideration of the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would make it illegal for employers to penalize employees who discuss their salaries.
April 2014 Archives
(April 17, 2014) -- Dean Cathy Minehan was quoted in the U.S. News & World Report article "How Women Can Use Business School to Hone Leadership Skills." In the article Dean Minehan discusses the unique advantages of the Simmons MBA.
Simmons School of Management's Susan Vinnicombe Presents the best NED Award in the Not-For-Profit Catagory
On April 3rd Simmons School of Management's Susan Vinnicombe presented the best NED Award in the Not-For-Profit Catagory to Alice Maynard. The Awards acknowledge the role of a Non-Executive Director, Chairman or Trustee across any size of company/organisation, and across all business and not-for-profit sectors.The NED Awards were established in 2006, by Peel Hunt, to recognise those NEDs who have made a real contribution to the business and not-for-profit sectors, whose commitment and achievements helped the organisation grow.
On National Equal Pay Day, Professor Paula Gutlove discussed Salary Negotiation on WGBH.
BOSTON (April 3, 2014) -- The Simmons College School of Management, has maintained its business accreditation from The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education; fewer than five percent of the world's business programs have earned this honor.