Google’s Wage Gap Problems, Egypt Attack, and More
On Equal Pay Day last week, Google CEO Sundar Pichai celebrated closing the gender pay gap at the company. But the celebrations might’ve been a little premature.
That’s because a Department of Labor audit shows that Google’s labor practices include “systemic compensation disparities against women pretty much across the entire workforce.” Google denies this claim. Read the story from The Atlantic.
Two churches in Egypt were bombed hours apart on Palm Sunday, leaving 44 dead and many people injured. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack. Read the story from The Atlantic.
Tax Reform Plans
President Donald Trump promised tax reform during his campaign, and word has it that an overhaul is in its early stages. But in an effort to garner consensus from the Republicans, it now seems that Trump is going back to the drawing board. And it’s unlikely that it will happen before the August deadline. Read the story from The AP.
Tillerson Heads to Russia
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has kept a low profile until recently, when he’s been at the forefront of explaining the administration’s strategy with Syria. He’s even gone on TV to talk about it. And now Tillerson heads to Moscow. Read the story from The AP.
Divided White House
There’s a rivalry in the White House between Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and chief strategist Steve Bannon, if leaks and rumors are to be believed. But the White House is pushing back on these claims. Read the story from The AP.
More than 5,000 Wells Fargo employees lost their jobs over a fake-accounts scandal, and now two executives must give the company back millions of dollars in pay. Read the story from NPR.
Tonight is the first night of Passover. Here’s a look at one traditional dish that Jews look forward to eating all year. Read the story from NPR.