Archive for December, 2016

Beyond the Headlines: Pay Inequity

Basing Pay on What Job is Worth, Rather than Past Salary, Can Help Address Pay Inequities

In the April 2016 edition of Beyond the Headlines, SJI discussed how targeted middle-skill jobs provide a means of addressing the gender wage gap—that is, the fact that women earn less than men, even after considering the type of jobs they do, as illustrated in Figure 1 below.  Given that the gender pay gap is not expected to close in Washington until 2071(i), SJI ...

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