TITLE

COMPARABLE WORTH UNFAIR TO MEN AND WOMEN

AUTHOR(S)
Schlafly, Phyllis
PUB. DATE
May 1986
SOURCE
Humanist;May/Jun86, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the text of testimony given by Phyllis Schlafly to the Compensation and Employee Benefits Subcommittee of the House Post Office and Civil Service Committee on May 30, 1985. Her opposition to the concept of comparable worth because she believes it is unfair to both women and men; Salaries of blue-collar men and white- and pink-collar women; Complaints from feminists about the salaries of women. INSET: Trying to Measure the Unmeasurable.
ACCESSION #
10120188

 

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