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Business Ethics, Compensation & Gender Discrimination

1. Should there be federal legislation that guarantees equal pay based on gender for equal work?

2. Because there are fewer women promoted to managerial positions does this mean there is gender discrimination?

3. Is it fair to companies who are government contractors to have to report their pay based on gender and race?

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1. Should there be federal legislation that guarantees equal pay based on gender for equal work?

Yes, equal work should entail equal pay as this is supposed to be guaranteed by the Equal Protection Clause in the 14th amendment. Women that perform the same services as men with the same quality of services should receive the same amount of pay as men. This is not a hard question to answer as it makes no logical sense that a woman receives less pay to do the same work as a man. This is sexism at its worst with woman still be treated as second class citizens in the workforce. ...

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The solution gives 382 words on whether pay should be gender-based, to what extent gender discrimination exists and whether government policies of non-discrimination should extend to businesses doing contracted work for them.

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