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2019-05-21 Home Front: Politix
US presidential candidate wants to fine companies for gender pay gap
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Posted by Fred 2019-05-21 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6461 views ]  Top

#1 Ms. Harris - was it equal pay when you got on top of Willie Brown as many times as he got on top of you? Asking for a friend...
Posted by Raj 2019-05-21 00:57||   2019-05-21 00:57|| Front Page Top

#2 Passed in 1963, the Equal Pay Act prohibits sex-based wage discrimination between men and women in the same establishment who perform jobs that require substantially equal skill, effort and responsibility under similar working conditions.

tl;dr: Equal Pay is already the law, Kamala. Complete with legal penalties.
Posted by SteveS 2019-05-21 01:13||   2019-05-21 01:13|| Front Page Top

#3 steves: have you ever known of any of the dems too know the law?
Posted by chris 2019-05-21 06:42||   2019-05-21 06:42|| Front Page Top

#4 $180 billion would be generated over 10 years, with fines decreasing over time as companies strengthen their equal pay practices.

There is the graft.
Posted by DarthVader 2019-05-21 07:47||   2019-05-21 07:47|| Front Page Top

#5 $180 billion would be generated over 10 years, with fines decreasing over time as companies strengthen their equal pay practices.

Many more lawyers needed, possibly hundreds, thousands.... tens of thousands more.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-05-21 07:49||   2019-05-21 07:49|| Front Page Top

#6 ...and CPA's to do all the audits - don't forget that angle!
Posted by Raj 2019-05-21 09:24||   2019-05-21 09:24|| Front Page Top

#7 I thought it was verboten to use the word 'Gap' when discussing women at work.
Posted by Beau 2019-05-21 11:35||   2019-05-21 11:35|| Front Page Top

#8  I thought it was verboten to use the word 'Gap' when discussing women at work.

Discussing pay gap is OK.
Suggesting gap pay is soliciting.
Posted by Skidmark 2019-05-21 15:48||   2019-05-21 15:48|| Front Page Top

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