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Equal pay for work of comparable worth

Equal pay for work of comparable worth

an annotated bibliography

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Published by American Library Association, Office for Library Personnel Resources in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Equal pay for equal work -- Bibliography.,
    • Equal pay for equal work -- United States -- Bibliography.,
    • Labor laws and legislation -- Bibliography.,
    • Labor laws and legislation -- United States -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Catherine Selden ... [et al.].
      ContributionsSelden, Catherine.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ7164.W1 E68 1982, HD6061 E68 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 31 p. ;
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3482279M
      LC Control Number82001671

      Federal Law Exam - Equal Pay, Comparable Worth, Pregnancy. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. christinawatts Terms in this set (4) Equal Pay Act of Specifically targets pay differentials based on sex Established the "substantially" equal work concept Complaints go to the EEOC or directly. Though enshrined in the platform of the Party of New Ideas, the comparable worth concept was both proposed and demolished in by George Bernard Shaw. “To Each What She Deserves” was the title of its chapter in his book The Intelligent Woman’s Guide to Socialism, Capitalism, Sovietism, and Fascism. Because application of the Equal Pay Act is limited by the "substantially equal" requirement, women seek relief for wage discrimination under Title VII using a theory of comparable' worth, also known as comparable work or comparable value the­ ory.4 Comparable worth is based on the premise that all employ­Author: Jolie Lipsig.


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Comparable worth is shorthand for "equal pay for work of equal value" or "equal pay for work of comparable worth." The doctrine of "comparable worth" is an attempt to remedy the inequities of pay which result from a long history of sex-segregated jobs and different pay scales for "female" and "male" rates, in this view, reflect past discriminatory.

Moreover, it is a good primer for managers to learn about comparable worth.?-Fellowship in Prayer, Inc. The Social Science Journal?Hutner looks beyond equal pay for equal work' to the much larger issue of equal pay for equal worth, ' which some economists feel is the key to the amelioration of the Equal pay for work of comparable worth book economic status of working by: 6.

The well-documented gap between men’s and Equal pay for work of comparable worth book earnings has aroused intense debate over the concept of comparable worth, that is, equal pay for work judged to be of equal value.

Comparable Worth in the Equal Pay Act _ Mayer G. Freedt Daniel D. Polsbytt The idea of "equal pay for work of comparable value," or "comparable worth," has received much attention in recent years.1 It has been called the "women's issue of the 80's,'2 and at least one federal district court apparently adopted the theory when it or-Cited by: 3.

Comparable worth broadens the scope of equal pay for equal work legislation. It requires that dissimilar jobs of equivalent worth to the employer be paid the same wages. Comparable worth examines the extent to which work done primarily by women is systematically undervalued because that work has been and continues to be done primarily by women.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. 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. definition of equal pay to comparable pay and requires employers to extend “comparable pay” for jobs that are substantially similar.

There is a legal expectation that men and women should be paid comparable pay for work Equal pay for work of comparable worth book of the same value to the organization. • CA Equal Pay Act in existence since File Size: KB. The EPA prohibits employers from discriminating between employees who work in the same establishment by paying lower wages to an employee than they pay an employee of the opposite sex for equal work on jobs that require equal skill, effort, and responsibility that are performed under similar working conditions (29 USC Sec.

(d)). Comparable Worth: The idea that men and women should receive equal pay when they perform work that involves comparable Equal pay for work of comparable worth book 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. But despite its importance, the Equal pay for work of comparable worth book of equal pay for comparable worth is poorly understood. My purpose in this book is to help people understand the issue and the arguments for and against it and to illustrate how it can eliminate sex discrimination in pay.

The first section of the book. Including contributions by both British and American researchers, this book explores equal value developments in the two countries. Through thematic chapters and case studies, it examines legal developments, trade union activity, the operation of job evaluation, and.

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.

Equal pay for equal work is the concept of labour rights that individuals in the same workplace be given equal pay. It is most commonly used in the context of sexual discrimination, in relation to the gender pay pay relates to the full range of payments and benefits, including basic pay, non-salary payments, bonuses and allowances.

The idea that different jobs can be compared in a way that ''equal pay for equal work'' can become ''equal pay for comparable work''.

If it is done by a woman, she must be paid the same as a man who does a different job. The principle is not equal pay for equal work, but equal pay for different work. Assessing the comparable worth of the two jobs is as much a matter of opinion as assessing the comparable worth of the man and woman who do : Kenneth Mcdonald.

The concept of comparable worth--a policy of equal pay for work of comparable value--has the evocative power to move the former director of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to call it "the issue of the eighties" and a federal judge to say that it is "pregnant with the possibility of disrupting the entire economic system of the United States of America.".

Following Congressional passage of the Equal Pay Act (), which required that men and women receive “equal pay for equal work,” wages for occupations dominated by women continued to lag behind those for predominantly male occupations.

Skeptics say that the concept of comparable worth interferes with the operation of a John F. Kennedy. Equal pay for "comparable" work is an entirely different animal. Equal pay for equal work requires that a woman be paid the same as a man, or another woman, who is doing exactly the same job.

Comparable worth, by contrast, seeks to expand the concept of fairness in ways that clearly violates simple economic reality. Get this from a library. Equal pay for work of comparable worth: an annotated bibliography. [Catherine Selden;]. Get this from a library. Sex at work: equal pay and the 'comparable worth' controversy.

[Peter J Sloane; David Hume Institute.]. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled unanimously today that Federal law does not require employers to give men and women equal pay for different jobs of comparable worth. Read chapter 5 Conclusions: Women, Work, and Wages: Equal Pay for Jobs of Equal Value Login Register Cart Help.

Women, Work, and Wages: the report has focused most intensively on sex discrimination because the issue of comparable worth arises largely in connection with job segregation, the propensity for men and women and for m~nonty and. Comparable worth is the notion of workers being paid equally for doing work that has similar worth or value.

Pay equity is the more frequently used term to define this concept. In general, comparable worth relates to the pay differential between women and men. Essay on equal pay in the work place. InPresident Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law, making it unlawful to discriminate against a worker on the basis of sex.

Since that time, the wage gap between men and women in the United States has narrowed by just 15 cents, now being 74 cents, as reported by the U.S.

Census Bureau. preceding its passage, or in its predecessor, the Equal Pay Act ofwas the term comparable worth mentioned or its essence discussed in other ways. So the concept did not originate with Title VII, whether or not it can be justified by that legislation.

Rather, Cited by: 1. The equal pay provisions in the Equality Act apply to both men and women, - but as women are more likely to be paid less than men for equal work, the wording and examples in this guidance illustrate from the perspective of women’s disadvantage using a male comparator.

The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, online daily edition, and email : Deborah Churchman. Comparable worth should not be confused with equal pay for equal work.

Rather, comparable worth policies promote equal pay for comparable work. Proponents of comparable worth argue that sex discrimination in wage setting has been built into society and has tainted the law of supply and demand.

Women have endured centuries of devaluation, and. What is the difference between comparable worth and equal pay for equal work. The basic concept behind comparable worth is to compare the value of different jobs to the employer. Each job is dissected to determine the types of skills the employee uses and the amount of effort and independent judgment involved.

Those jobs that require the use of the same skills, etc. are. The equal pay provisions in the Act apply to men and women. However, to avoid repetition and for clarity this is written as though the claimant is a woman comparing her work and pay with those of a man. The right of women and men to receive equal pay for equal work applies to: all employees (including apprentices and those working from home.

Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.

In light of Equal Pay Day, the Society for Human Resource Management will participate in a press conference being held tomorrow on the issue of equal pay and comparable worth. The Washington, DC event, hosted by the Independent Women's Forum (IWF), will be held at a.m.

in the Dirksen U.S. Senate Office Building, Room Joan Acker's seminal book Doing Comparable Worth, based on her first‐hand experience of implementing comparable worth for Oregon state employees, constitutes a major contribution to Author: Jill Rubery. The conceptof comparable worth differs from that of equal pay for equal worknot only in definition but also in how it would affect women ifit were passed into law.

Equal pay for equal work deals. Comparable worth means to provide the same pay for jobs which have equal requirements, namely, the knowledge, efforts, and skills needed to perform the work, and the level of responsibility and working conditions involved. Equal pay for work of comparable worth is the idea that certain jobs, though completely different, must have the same pay because they are deemed to be of similar value.

For example, an X-ray technician's job may be deemed to be as valuable as a dental assistant's job and therefore, both these jobs should be paid the same salaries.

Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value: Comparable Worth in the United Kingdom The comparable worth debate in the United States is still in its infancy.

The Supreme Court has not yet considered the issue,' no federal legislation deals specifically with it,2 and the discussion by public figures has not yet matured beyond the name-calling stage Although the Equal Pay Act mandates equal pay for equal work, comparable worth supporters contend that that standard alone is inadequate, because the bulk of working women is concentrated in.

The latest response to this continued difference in earnings is the doctrine of ''equal pay for comparable work,'' which has recently emerged in the courts and regulatory commissions.

Akin pdf the popular concept of "equal pay for equal work," "comparable worth" is a legal principle intended to promote pay equity ― that is. During the 23 years since I published this updated chapter from my first book, hundreds of articles and videos have repeated what I'm about to read, but this was one of the very first.

In addition.ebook In Between Feminism and Labor, Linda M. Blum examines ebook movement for comparable worth, or equal pay for comparable work, as a strategy to raise wages for the "pink-collar" jobs that are most frequently occupied by women.

She explores the larger political implications of the movement and provides the first study of pay equity to focus directly.