Identifying and Addressing Gender Issues in Doing Business
- Comparable-worth adjustments: Yes. Galloway, Sue // American Libraries;Feb85, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p92
Comments on the discrimination against women employees in the United States. Valuation of predominantly female jobs; Historical roots of the disparity between male and female wages; Arguments for and against equal pay.
- Equal pay key in battle to attract the top talent. Doke, DeeDee // Personnel Today;11/26/2002, p8
Reports on the increasing importance of employers' ability to offer equal pay for women. Obstacles to gender equality in the workplace; Reasons behind continued gap between the two sexes in the business.
- The Gender Pay Gap: Have Women Gone as Far as They Can? Blau, Francine D.; Kahn, Lawrence M. // Academy of Management Perspectives;Feb2007, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p7
The trends in the gender pay gap in the United States form a somewhat mixed picture. On the one hand, after a half a century of stability in the earnings of women relative to men, there has been a substantial increase in women's relative earnings since the late 1970s. One of the things that make...
- Gender pay gap in the UK continues to widen. // Personnel Today;8/4/2009, p20
The article focuses on a report by Great Britain's Women and Work Commission, which states that the gender pay gap had widened in the country from 21.9% back in 2007 to 22.6% in 2009. It claimed a lack of government action to tackle gender stereotypes in schools had contributed to women's pay...
- THE BURNING ISSUE. // Personnel Today;3/7/2006, p56
The article presents a humorous account of the gender pay gap in Great Britain. Overhauls of education, legislation and ingrained cultures in both the public and private sectors can help women in getting equal pay. Women in today's workplace are hampered by glass ceilings, glass cliffs, glass...
- Dangers multiply as rules on equal pay expand. Paynter, George // Accountancy;Aug1984, Vol. 95 Issue 1092, p140
Discusses the need for British employers to address equal pay issues in order to avoid sex discrimination claims. Ruling by the Industrial Tribunal that there must be equal pay where work is of equal value; Indirect discriminatory principles in employment; Provisions of the Equal Pay Act and...
- Canadian legal approaches to sex equality in the workplace. Jain, Harish C. // Monthly Labor Review;Oct82, Vol. 109 Issue 10, p38
Discusses the equal employment and equal pay legislation in Canada. Incidence of pre- and post-employment sex discriminations; Three types of human resource policies which might be used to assist minority workers; Court's ruling that differences in the quality of work as assessed by management...
- Proposal requiring tribunals to order equal pay audits has been confirmed. // Employers Law;Jul/Aug2012, p5
The article reports on the British government's confirmation of its decision to proceed with proposals to require employment tribunals to order an employer to perform an equal pay audit when it has committed sexual discrimination in contractual or non-contractual pay.
- A Neglected Consideration in Sex Based Wage Discrimination Cases. Jennings, Ken; Willits, Robert L. // Labor Law Journal;Jul86, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p412
This article examines related court cases under the Equal Pay Act in the U.S. in 1986. The evolution towards equal pay for women in this country has come about due in part to two world wars and the resultant shortage of male workers on the home front. The extensive entry of women into the labor...