Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Meeting Notes

Meeting Notes is a weekly feature. Here we will dish on tidbits, news, and important things we thinking Working Girls should know. So scroll down to hear what we think you should glean from this work week.
  • We all know that men still make more than their female counterparts in most fields, but according to stats from the Bureau of Labor Statistics June 2010 report there are 4 careers where women make more than men and those include: teacher assistants, bakers, cafeteria workers, and life, physical, and social technicians. [San Francisco Chronicle]
  • A prop worker who was dismissed from his job on the set of the medical drama "House" has sued his former employer with claims that he was fired because he wouldn't participate in unsuitable conduct with his bosses. This conduct includes going to strip clubs, getting drunk and high, as well as engaged in sexual conduct in trailers. [Female First]
  • International non-profit, Dress for Success Worldwide, plans to open a central headquarters in Chicago in November. Dress for Success is an organization that outfits unemployed women with clothes and career skills to help them land jobs. Wal-Mart has donated $100,000 to get the office up and running. [Chicago Tribune]

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