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Comparable worth study update

Comparable worth study update

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Published by The Dept. in [Olympia, Wash.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wages -- Women -- Washington (State),
  • Equal pay for equal work -- Washington (State),
  • Washington (State) -- Officials and employees -- Salaries, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Caption title.

    StatementWashington State Department of Personnel.
    ContributionsWashington (State). Dept. of Personnel.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p., [2] p. of plates :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14471465M
    OCLC/WorldCa15566836

      According to Ronnie J. Steinberg, who directs the State University of New York's program on comparable worth and heads the team that is conducting the state's comparable worth study, they will be. Book Description: Doing Comparable Worthis the first empirical study of the actual process of attempting to translate into reality the idea of equal pay for work of equal political ethnography documents a large project undertaken by the state of Oregon to evalu jobs of state employees, identify gender-based pay inequities, and remedy these inequities.

    Course Summary This AP U.S. History Help and Review course provides you with useful tools for reviewing the most important concepts covered by this exam. Several overlapping definitions of comparable worth exist. Moore and Abraham(2) clarify matters by distinguishing comparable worth from several related concepts. Acknowledging that the terms "comparable worth" and "pay equity" have often been used interchangeably, they propose four categories under which claims of compensation inequality can fall.

    Comparable worth--equal pay for jobs of equal value--has been called the civil rights issue of the s. This volume consists of a committee report that sets forth an agenda of much-needed research on this issue, supported by six papers contributed by eminent social scientists. In addition, some new and proposed state laws include a concept that appears close to "comparable worth," using a standard of "similarly situated," which requires that jobs with comparable skills.


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“The title of this book understates its scope and value. Although attuned to the controversial policy question of whether substantively different jobs can be determined to be of comparable worth to an employer and thus equally paid, the theoretical overview and empirical data that England presents are of more general relevance and interest Cited by: Comparable Worth New Directions for Research () Buy Now: $ Download Free PDF Read Online.

Embed. Embed This Book. Copy the HTML code below to embed this book in your own blog, website, or application. Tip: press Ctrl-C or ⌘-C to copy. Size. Done. Comparable Worth: Analyses and Evidence Hardcover – April 1, by M. Anne Hill (Author), Mark R. Killingsworth (Editor)Cited by: 9.

Thus far, comparable worth has been almost entirely confined to the civil service systems of about twenty state governments and a number of local governments. When Washington State implemented comparable worth, according to one study, the share of state government employment fell in those jobs that received comparable worth pay adjustments.

In this concise study, Henry J. Aaron and Cameran M. Lougy review the conditions that have sparked the debate and unravel the implications of comparable worth for.

Comparable worth means to provide the same pay for jobs which have equal requirements, namely, the knowledge, efforts, and skills needed to perform the work, and the level of responsibility and working conditions involved.

Legislation outlawing sexual discrimination and mandating policies of equal pay for equal work has clearly failed to produce the intended results. Women workers continue to be paid substantially less than men, and more and more families headed by women have sunk below the poverty level.

This volume of essays focuses on major issues that must be faced before a. Condition means everything in a book's value. A book that has significant damage is likely not worth much.

A book collector wants an attractive copy. Dust jackets. Most hard cover books published since the early 20th century were sold with a dust jacket. The dust jacket is both the most decorative part of a book, and the most delicate. The comparable model is a relative valuation approach. There are two primary comparable approaches; the first is the most common and looks at market comparables for a firm and its peers.

The Author: Ryan Fuhrmann. Book value is the total value of a business' assets found on its balance sheet, and represents the value of all assets if liquidated. Market value is the worth of.

Its study addresses the feasibility of implementingand explores such related problems as the complicated evaluation systems necessary to determine which jobs should be. In the most celebrated court case involving comparable worth, a federal judge ordered Washington state last December to pay between $ million and $ million in raises and back pay to 15, In the United States, as in most nations, employed women earn less than men.

In this chapter, we review evidence on trends in the sex gap in pay and the explanation for the pay gap. One factor affecting the sex gap in pay is the assignment of child-rearing responsibility to women, which leads to sex differentials in employment by: Introduction: The debate in this study is that of whether or not to use comparable worth as the basis for future pay adjustments.

Comparable worth, as defined by Merriam-Webster, is the concept that women and men should receive equal pay for jobs calling for comparable skill and responsibility or that is of comparable worth to the employer.

For decades women working as nurses, librarians, and secretaries have argued that they are paid less than men in jobs requiring comparable skill and effort. By the late s, the notion of “comparable worth” had become a familiar one, and comparable worth initiatives were being developed to counteract the persistent disparities between.

Comparable Worth: Selected full-text books and articles. Doing Comparable Worth: Gender, Class, and Pay Equity By Joan Acker Temple University Press, Read preview Overview. The Comparable Worth Controversy By Henry J.

Aaron; Cameran M. Lougy The Brookings Institution, Read preview Overview. Equal Pay. Comparable worth is shorthand for "equal pay for work of equal value" or "equal pay for work of comparable worth." The doctrine of "comparable worth" is an attempt to remedy the inequities of pay which result from a long history of sex-segregated jobs and different pay scales for "female" and "male" rates, in this view, reflect past discriminatory.

England, P, Thompson, J & Aman, CThe Sex Gap in Pay and Comparable Worth: An Update. in I Berg & A Kalleberg (eds), Sourcebook on Labor Markets: Evolving Structures and Processes. Plenum Press, New York, pp. Cited by: Comparable Worth is the concept that people doing jobs of comparable skill level and responsibilities should be paid the same.

See disparity in pay in state jobs, the Washington Federation of State Employees sent a request to then Governor Dan Evans in to study the issue. Evans authorized an initial study in and another in Comparable worth.

Comparable worth, also called sex equity or pay equity, in economics, the principle that men and women should be compensated equally for work requiring comparable skills, responsibilities, and effort. In the United States the concept of comparable worth was introduced in the s by reformers seeking to correct inequities in pay for.

WILLMAR — Nearly a year into a comparable worth study, Kandiyohi County has reached the benchmarking stage and will finalize a primary salary structure within the next couple of months.

Comparable Worth book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This volume provides a detailed description of the situation of women in 1/5(1).The Online Books Page.

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