International Women's Day honors women's successes, and also their struggles for equality. Nearly a century after American women won the universal right to vote, equal pay continues to remain a distant goal. Here are the metropolitan areas where the wage gap is the widest.
Female employees of Citigroup are paid less, get fewer promotions, but fired first, according to a gender discrimination lawsuit brought by six women against the bank yesterday. The bank responded, saying that the women's allegations are "inacurrate" or "incomplete."
Pharmaceutical giant Novartis lost a huge gender discrimination case in May, and faced $250 million in punitive damages, plus possibly hundreds of millions more in compensatory damages. Rather than deal with years of appeals, both sides settled Wednesday for $152 million.