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Obama to force government contractors
to reveal salary breakdowns by sex and
race in equal pay drive – but women
are still paid less at the White House

Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 4/7/2014 3:52:22 PM

President Barack Obama will sign an executive order and a presidential ´memorandum´ on Tuesday targeting federal government contractors´ records on pay equity for female employees. But his own administration is still facing tough questions about why women can´t expect to earn as much as men in the White House. [Snip] The White House did not respond Monday to questions about whether it will issue a report dissecting how men and women, or a variety of racial groups, fare in its salary pool. That may be because 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue has never paid the same levels of earnings to men and


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Reply 1 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 4/7/2014 3:57:57 PM     (No. 9801482)

But woman and men are now one and the same so how can one determine if they are paying a man or a woman? Does it mean that by claming to be one or the other you can get a raise?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: NancyD, 4/7/2014 4:21:29 PM     (No. 9801514)

IF I owned a company, I would never do business with the govt. No way would I sell my soul to the devil.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 4/7/2014 4:31:06 PM     (No. 9801528)

Eliminate all the men or all the women in your company and the requiremnt will go away!

Just how stupid is he.....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: oh-heck, 4/7/2014 4:46:21 PM     (No. 9801546)

You show me yours and maybe I´ll show you mine. I´d want Obama´s to be audited by the ratings company he attacked.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: oh-heck, 4/7/2014 5:02:54 PM     (No. 9801561)

How do the male-female compensation statistics change when you take out the $6 Billion in the Hillary Clinton State Department slush fund.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 4/7/2014 5:04:33 PM     (No. 9801565)

...and if you`re a transsexual?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: wilarrbie, 4/7/2014 5:21:09 PM     (No. 9801588)

Aren´t these private records? How does the O admin have the power to make companies cough up this info, except under pain of never getting another gov´t contract. (Isn´t that undo coercion?) And what about the O admin´s own outright refusals to give up info even with FOIA demands? And what about those college transcripts, birth records, etc. PLEASE, gov´t contractors - put up a fight fer cryin´ out loud. This is wrong and will have repercussions for everyone eventually.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lewis1940, 4/7/2014 5:25:41 PM     (No. 9801595)

Not to defend our treasonous son of a b---- President but aren´t federal employees all paid under the same salary schedule? A GS-15 is a GS-15 be they male or female. Likewise PL positions.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: avikingman, 4/7/2014 6:39:24 PM     (No. 9801688)

So this is how you run a country?

"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."


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Reply 10 - Posted by: ohyababy, 4/7/2014 8:06:49 PM     (No. 9801801)

While he´s at it maybe he can also find out how many 50+ year olds they have on their payrolls......

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Reply 11 - Posted by: anonymous, 4/7/2014 8:09:46 PM     (No. 9801809)

I wonder where transgenders fit into all this. Equal pay for transgenders, I say....

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