California bill would close ‘insidious’ wage gap between men and women

As reported by the San Jose Mercury News:

A pay equity bill expected to pass the California Assembly this afternoon would strengthen existing laws and “close that insidious wage gap” between men and women, a bipartisan group of women legislators said Monday.

If passed and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, it would be the toughest equal pay law in the country and become what supporters hope will be a model for the rest of the country, said state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, chair of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus and author of SB358, the California Fair Pay Act.

The bill, supported by Republicans as well as the Chamber of Commerce, ensures that women are paid equally for work that is substantially similar to the work of their male colleagues. It also requires that women do not face retaliation if they discuss or ask how much their male colleagues are paid. …

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Comments

  1. The solution to this for a business owner is to shut down and move to a state that doesn’t have its political leadership walking around suffering from Rectal-Cranial Inversion.

  2. Michael McDermott says

    The State funds a Commission for Womyn – with actress Gena Davis as its chief mau mau artiste. However, Non-Feminist Women need not apply as the partisan MISANDRY (Hatred of Men & Boys, Masculinity & Normal Heterosexuality) that pervades this Tax Subsidized Political Lobby is endemic and pervasive.

    BTW – in The People’s Repubik of California it is a Governmentally Punishable Offense (I have the records when they came after me) to be deemed (in secret star chamber proceedings that remain secret) to be deemed to have “Written letters to the editor expressing negative views on current women’s issues.”

    What those “Women’s Issues” are – and what constitutes a negative and therefore punishable opinion about them – remain as secret as the process to Retaliate against the Ungood – meaning Pork Byproducts who are not ‘feminist men’ and thus Properly Ashamed on behalf of their entire (XY) gender.

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