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Equal pay or opportunity for outrage?
CNN, by Katie Packer Gage

Original Article

Posted By:Scottyboy, 4/8/2014 3:18:50 PM

2014 is an election year. We know this because, once again, the Democrats are out in force with voices raised, full of outrage, trying to convince women that new laws are needed to ensure that they receive equal pay for equal work.(snip)What if one employee has more education? What if that employee has been with the company longer or has more experience? These are questions that courts have been mediating since 1963 as companies have faced lawsuits over gender discrimination with regard to wages.Why 1963? Because that is when the Equal Pay Act was signed into law by President John F.

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Wow...CNN lets a bit of balance in the form of reality get to their readers.
Great article!
GOP take note.

      


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