Pay Equity Legislation

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This report begins by showing the trend in the male-female wage gap and by examining the explanations that have been offered for its enduring presence. It next discusses the major laws directed at eliminating sex-based wage discrimination as well as relevant federal court cases. The report closes with a description of pay equity legislation that has been considered by Congress in recent years, including bills introduced in the 111th Congress.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: September 20, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Feder, Jody

Legislative Attorney

Creator (Author):
Levine, Linda

Specialist in Labor Economics

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: September 20, 2010
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United States
Description:

This report begins by showing the trend in the male-female wage gap and by examining the explanations that have been offered for its enduring presence. It next discusses the major laws directed at eliminating sex-based wage discrimination as well as relevant federal court cases. The report closes with a description of pay equity legislation that has been considered by Congress in recent years, including bills introduced in the 111th Congress.

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10 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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