A Systematic Assessment of Employer Equal Employment Opportunity Efforts as a Means of Reducing the Gender Earnings Gap
AbstractA gender earnings gap has persisted for many years in the United States. This gap is somewhat remarkable in light of reductions in gender-related occupational segregation, the narrowing of human capital differences between women and men, and government and employer-initiated efforts to enhance opportunities for women. In this article we argue that federal employment laws and current oversight mechanisms help maintain the gender earnings gap by encouraging small, separate, parts: pay discrimination, hiring discrimination, and job placement discrimination (including discrimination in promotions).
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 9310.
Date of creation: 2002
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Publication status: Published in Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy 1.12(2002): pp. 169-200
discrimination; equal employment opportunity;
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- J7 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Discrimination
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