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Comparable worth for Federal jobs

United States. Office of Personnel Management

Comparable worth for Federal jobs

a wrong turn off the road toward pay equity and women"s career advancement.

by United States. Office of Personnel Management

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Published by U.S. Office of Personnel Management in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Civil service positions -- United States -- Classification.,
    • Job evaluation -- United States.,
    • Pay equity -- United States.,
    • Women in the civil service -- United States.,
    • United States -- Officials and employees -- Salaries, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesOPM doc. ;, 149-40-3, OPM document ;, 149-40-3.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK776 .U66 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination73 p. :
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2495224M
      LC Control Number87602360

      Opponents of comparable worth predict that economic chaos would result from trying to balance disparities. They cite the $ million it could cost Washington State . Comparable Worth jobs in dispute are not equal In in an attempt to resolve the conflict, the Equal Employ-ment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) rejected comparable worth as a basis for determining job discrimination by a vote of While their ruling may be viewed as an indication of where EEOC litigation.

      Search this site: Humanities. Architecture and Environmental Design; Art History. It explains that "employers should be held to the standard of equal pay for equal work and should not be required to equate different jobs using 'similarly situated' or 'comparable worth' standards.

        The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Wage Growth Tracker segregated by Gender based on the 12 month moving averages indicates that from to the present the overall average Wage Growth Rate for Females was % and for Males %. Given the findings in my recent book Human Capital Systems Analytics and Mining that for nearly all GS Pay levels in . There are many factors of production such as the land, labor, capital and machinery, and so on. The labor is an important factor of production among them because it makes use of the available resources and transforms the raw materials into the finished goods and services. Thus, the productivity of.


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Get this from a library. Comparable worth for Federal jobs: a wrong turn off the road toward pay equity and women's career advancement. [United States. Office of Personnel Management.]. Comparable worth for Federal jobs by United States. Office of Personnel Management; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Equal pay for equal work, Employment, Women, Classification, Women in the civil service, Officials and employees, Civil service positions, Salaries, Job evaluation, Pay equity; Places: United States.

USAJOBS is the Federal Government's official one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information. 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, 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. 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.

The book also contains chapters on how job evaluation can be used and misused, the legal status of comparable worth in federal courts, the stance of different feminist philosophies on normative issues of comparable worth, and contemporary policy debates on pay equity.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" 1.

Comparable worth seeks to remedy this and other sex-based wage inequities by identifying and eliminating sex as an element in wage setting. The term comparable worth describes the notion that sex-segregated jobs should be reanalyzed to determine their worth to an employer.

In practice, comparable worth consists of raising wages for. The concept of comparable worth--a policy of equal pay for work of comparable value--has the evocative power to move the former director of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to call it "the issue of the eighties" and a federal judge to say that it is "pregnant with the possibility of disrupting the entire economic system of the United States of America.".

Pay Equity and the Federal Courts. Paula England Limited preview - Comparable Worth: Theories and Evidence Paula England Limited preview - Comparable Worth: Theories and Evidence disparate impact earnings economic economists effects efficiency wage employers employment evidence example explain female jobs female.

Female-dominated jobs, it is discovered, were rated lower on all factors used in the federal government's job evaluation system. Werwie then goes on to explore why this was the case and whether changing the weights assigned to job factors under the new system would alter the pay relationship between male-and female-dominated by: 1.

Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF.

Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. What are comparable worth policies. those that give women and men equal hourly pay for jobs that require similar training and education The largest recent Hispanic demonstrations in the U.S.

have been in reaction to. Comparable worth extends the concept of equal pay for equal work, codifi ed in the Equal Pay Act, to include equal pay for comparable work.

Comparable worth is Author: Mark R. Killingsworth. He also shows how comparable worth might work in alternative labor market settings and provides evidence of the effects of the comparable worth measures implemented in San Jose, Calif., the State Author: Mark R.

Killingsworth. Under a comparable worth system, a group or individual, which I'll call a job evaluation committee, determines the relative value of different job types by awarding points to job attributes. Points—maybe from 1 to 10—are awarded for such things as education and training requirements, responsibilities over valuables, management and.

4 The Economics of Comparable Worth. cert, denied, ()).5 More recently, the federal courts have rejected comparable worth claims in lawsuits brought by state government employees in Michigan (International Union, UAW, v.

State of Michigan, (ED Mich. ), affdsub nom., Interna tional Union, UAW, v. Comparable worth, in its attempt to impose an arbitrary and inaccurate notion of justice on the market, denies both men and women the right to exchange freely their goods and services.

A woman will not be helped if she is left unemployed because she is barred by the law from taking a job at a wage which she, but not the government, feels is just. "Comparable worth refers to the issue of A. government subsidization of women who choose to work at home.

paying men and women equivalent salaries for jobs requiring similar skills C. the inherent dignity and equality of women with men D.

equal. Comparable Worth is another gimmick to get the American people to accept more and more Federal control of our economy." Schlafly has done an excellent job of making comparable worth the latest target in her war against women's liberation by using the same techniques she used against the ERA: create horrible fantasies about its consequences and.

comparable worth, probably the best known of which was published by the National Academy of Sciences titled Women, Work and Wages: Equal Pay for Jobs of Equal Value.2 This book introduced the concept of comparable worth at a time when this policy was still being formulated.

In a sense, it helped lay the groundwork for future com­.(Reverse Discrimination, ) 3. Comparable Worth is the concept that women and men should receive equal pay for jobs calling for comparable skill and responsibility. The first knows use of comparable worth was in (Comparable Worth, ) 4. The debate over comparable worth continues.

The courts have usually rejected the claim that occupational wage differences are discriminatory. Nonetheless, the comparable-worth movement has had some political success.

For example, ina government employees union sued the state of Washington for discrimination using a comparable-worth argument.