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Published by Bureau of National Affairs in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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She studies cases to show how procedures like litigation and collective bargaining are already moving the second sex' in the direction of justice and pay equity on the whole the book represents a concise treatment of the subject of comparable worth both in terms of describing the issue as well as in depth treatment of representative Cited by: 6. "Just when it seemed that the theoretical debate on comparable worth was at a standstill, that everything that could possibly be said by proponents and opponents of pay equity had been said, along comes Steven E. Rhoads's Incomparable Worth, a Cited by: Comparable Worth: The idea that men and women should receive equal pay when they perform work that involves comparable skills and responsibility or that is of comparable worth to the employer; also known as pay equity. Many jobs are segregated by sex. For example, approximately 80 percent of all office secretaries are female, and approximately. Legislation outlawing sexual discrimination and mandating policies of equal pay for equal work has clearly failed to produce the intended results. Women workers continue to be paid substantially less than men, and more and more families headed by women have sunk below the poverty level. This volume of essays focuses on major issues that must be faced before a .

Book Description: Doing Comparable Worthis the first empirical study of the actual process of attempting to translate into reality the idea of equal pay for work of equal political ethnography documents a large project undertaken by the state of Oregon to evalu jobs of state employees, identify gender-based pay inequities, and remedy these inequities. In contrast, pay equity, in the Canadian context, means that male-dominated occupations and female-dominated occupations of comparable value must be paid the same if within the same employer. The Canadian term pay equity is referred to as "comparable worth" in the US. For example, if an organization's nurses and electricians are deemed to have. Comparable worth, or equal pay for work of equal value, is, in the s, the most visible answer to that question. Comparable worth argues for raising the wages of sex-segregated, female-dominated jobs on the grounds that this work has been historically undervalued (Aaron and Lougy, ; Treiman and Hartmann, ; Remick, ; Grune, Pay Equity Activity in the Public Sector, Full Description: " Pay Equity Activity in the Public Sector, adds to the reader's knowledge. Everything you read will fill your head with new information, and you'll never know when it might be useful.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Pay equity and comparable worth by, , Bureau of National Affairs edition, in . PAY EQUITY: EMPIRICAL INQUIRIES Predicted Pay Ratios As an alternative method of measuring the impact of comparable worth on the female-male pay gap, we used a stan(lar(l procedure introducer] by Oaxaca () and others. 7. Occupational Segregation, Compensating Differentials, and Comparable Worth –; Part III. Comparable Worth Implementations –; 8. Comparable Worth and the Structure of Earnings: The Iowa Case –; 9. The Impact of Pay Equity on Public Employees: State of Minnesota Employees –; Women – Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pazen, Dick. Comparable worth. Madison: State of Wisconsin, Legislative Reference Bureau, [] (OCoLC)