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- The economic doctrine of comparable worth. // Commentary;Sep84, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p13
The economic doctrine of comparable worth holds that women in the work force are paid less than they are `worth' in terms of the `value' of what they do. The idea has lately become the main item on the feminist agenda. This article discusses arguments by advocates and opponents of this doctrine.
- One woman's fight for equality. // Good Housekeeping;Mar84, Vol. 197 Issue 3, p84
She first learned she was a victim of discrimination in 1946. The man across from her was earning more money for doing the same job. But there was no law back then. She was paid less because `she was a woman'. She vowed to one day make it right. In 1982, after 36 years, she won in court a...
- Employers must address equal pay gap or face new legislation. Reade, Quentin // Personnel Today;4/1/2003, p4
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- Equal pay for comparable work. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Oct84, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p17
A debate. Pro: Comparable worth is the logical extension of laws that require equal pay for equal work, and non-discriminatory pay scales could be set that would take into account market factors. Con: Questions the argument that discrimination explains the wage gap between men and women, and...
- Pay law proposal to hinder women. Reade, Quentin // Personnel Today;2/25/2003, p4
Reports on the proposed amendments to law to create equal pay for equal jobs by the government of Great Britain. Possible problems faced by women to claim equal pay for equal jobs due to the amendment; Details of flaws in the scheme. INSET: Accenture awarded for advancing its female recruits.
- Equal pay for equal work still not achieved. // Women's International Network News;Summer91, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p73
Reports that equal pay for equal work is still not achieved in the United States. Discrimination in employment; Gender differences; Salaries; Job categories.
- European Commission: Memorandum on equal pay for equal work. // Women's International Network News;Winter95, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p64
Presents the memorandum on equal pay for equal work, published by the European Commission. Problem of de facto segregation and undervaluation of female occupations; Development of non-discriminatory evaluations and classifications as an essential step in the direction of equal pay.
- Comparable worth. // Newsweek;4/22/1985, Vol. 105 Issue 16, p57
Editorial. Every so often an idea pops up with superficial appeal that ultimately collapses of its own weight. I think this fate awaits `comparable worth': the notion that different jobs can be rated equal and paid equally; in practice, it intended to raise women's wages and offset alleged...
- Comparable worth. // Newsweek;9/30/1985, Vol. 106 Issue 14, p82
Comparable worth looks like part of the agenda of the left, serving the goal of giving control of almost everything to a small priestly class of `experts.' Opinion. Not surprisingly, a proposed formula for determining the worth of a job gives special value to the kind of work done by the kind...