pay equity

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pay equity

in economics, the principle that men and women should be compensated equally for work requiring comparable skills, responsibilities, and effort.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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She noted that an increase in the minimum wage and pay equity are family issues which should be supported.
Roles have changed and perceptions have evolved, yet many employers have not in terms of pay equity.
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