Disparity in Salaries Between Genders Has Provoked Debate

, Corporate Counsel


Under the federal Equal Pay Act and Title VII, along with state anti-discrimination laws, employers are required to pay men and women the same for doing the same job. The pay equity measures being debated on the campaign trail and passed in state legislatures go further, requiring that men and women be paid the same for doing different but comparable jobs. This distinction will require employers to analyze how they assign compensation for entire classes of employees.

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  • Hazel Burke

    Ovaries and uteruses. End of debate.

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