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    Can the principle of comparable worth be violated?

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    What is comparable worth? Can the principle of comparable worth be violated? If so, how? If not, why not?

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    The principle of comparable worth is that people doing the same job should be compensated at the same pay rate. Can it be violated? Sure! If two people are doing the same job but not receiving the same pay, it is violated! So, why is it a complicated topic? Market forces, cultural norms, and performance differences make it unlikely that everyone doing the same tasks will always make the same pay, even if ...

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    This discussion gives practice examples of how the theory can be violated but it is difficult to gather evidence to show the principle violated. Everyday language is used and is appropriate for novice to advanced.