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Pay Transparency

Could Knowing How Much Your Coworker Earns Help Close the Gender Pay Gap?

The Conversation US | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
The Conversation US

Pay transparency laws represent the latest effort to close the gap, which has remained stubbornly in place for decades. But will they be effective?

A Recent Win for Unions in the Courts Is Also an Unexpected Victory for Women. But There's a Lesson in This for All of Us

Tracy Sturdivant | Posted 04.12.2016 | Politics
Tracy Sturdivant

Women in unions earn higher wages than their non-union counterparts. Why is that? Part of the answer is obvious: unions are able to use the power of collective bargaining to fight for higher wages overall. But that's not the entire picture.

Better Data Equals Greater Pay Equality

Thomas E. Perez | Posted 01.29.2017 | Politics
Thomas E. Perez

Federal law has banned pay discrimination since 1963. But more than 50 years later, many in the American workplace -- because of their sex, race or ethnicity -- don't get equal pay for equal work.

Charlize Theron Proved You're Better Off When You Know Your Co-Workers' Pay

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.12.2015 | Business

At least one good thing came out of the massive Sony Pictures hack -- a big raise for Charlize Theron. It's the latest proof that transparency can level the playing field for women seeking equal pay for equal work.

Equal Pay, Pay Transparency and Job Candidates

Katie Donovan | Posted 04.07.2014 | Women
Katie Donovan

You probably think that the lack of pay information surely impacts men and women equally. Research tells a different story.

At This Company, Salary Talk Isn't Taboo

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.07.2013 | Small Business

Imagine working in an office where talk of salaries and raises wasn't taboo and you knew exactly what your co-workers took home every week. That's...

Pay Secrecy: Why Bother?

Ed Lawler | Posted 11.20.2012 | Business
Ed Lawler

Perhaps the best way to summarize pay secrecy is to say that it has become an old-fashioned, obsolete management practice that has a much larger downside than upside. It is time for organizations to enter the world of pay transparency.

Company Not Afraid To Tell Employees How Much Everyone Makes

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.09.2012 | Business

Ever wondered what your co-workers make? Employees at one Colorado company don’t have to guess. They know. Boulder-based Namasté Solar, a Solar ...