Unformatted text preview: • Gender stereotypes—taste for discrimination • Statistical discrimination • Past legacies—pay discrimination • Equal Pay Act (EPA) 1963 gave women opportunity to sue; class action suits. However, $$ and time consuming • Secrecy, same jobs, different wages Professional Rater’s Point Assignments & Actual Wages Women: ascribed characteristics—nurturing and caring, thus, did not have to be compensated for natural traits Men: Ex. Auto Mechanic—acquired/learned skills, paid based on learning for complex skills...
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- Spring '11
- Supply And Demand, Employment compensation, gender pay gap, earnings gender pay