Obama Moves to Close Gender Wage Gap

Overview


Kristin Michaels criticized a White House plan for businesses to submit annual pay data by race, gender and ethnicity, saying “you simply can’t compare either wage rate to wage rate or earnings to earnings because there are other factors that go into compensation decisions,” such as education and tenure. Ms. Michaels warned the plan will “potentially give a lot of false positives [for wage discrimination] that employers will have to spend the time to disprove.” Read the full article.