Monday, April 14, 2014

More laws or better enforcement?

A blog entry from Payscale:  

Women deserve equal pay for equal work. There are laws on the books dating back to 1963 that are designed to protect women from being paid less than men for doing the same work. However, we continue to see complaints, such as the one against the owners of Kay Jewelers and Jared, from allegedly underpaid female employees. Is the answer more laws, or more enforcement?

More: 

Employment and labor lawyer Gerald D. Skoning writes in The Palm Beach Post that the plethora of discussions about a "need" for more laws against gender discrimination and pay equity are missing the point. There are plenty of laws on the books designed to protect women from being paid less than men. The problem is that they aren't enforced.

Check out the rest here.  

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/gender_law/2014/04/more-laws-or-better-enforcement-.html

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