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Comparable Worth and Job Compensation

Is 'comparable worth' a legitimate strategy for determining job compensation.

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A definition of comparable worth is here:
http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/comparable-worth.html

It is used in hopes of balancing out the pay inequities found between traditional "women's jobs" and "men's jobs"
Those who support it point to the comparable pay rate of typically female jobs like child care and school bus driver to similar jobs held by men at a higher pay rate (parking lot attendant, truck ...

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