Farmers Insurance will pay a high price for discriminating against its female attorneys
Very interesting and hopeful article in the LA Times by Robin Abcarian. From the article:
. . . Increasingly, employers are recognizing that pay gaps may be unintentional, but are unmistakably real.
Last year, the San Francisco-based tech giant Salesforce awarded $3 million in raises after discovering, through a voluntary salary analysis, that it had a gender wage gap. “We did find quite a few women who were being paid less than men and we’ve made that change,” Chief Executive Marc Benioff told CNN. “With just the push of one button, every CEO in the world can know exactly what is their pay discrepancy between men and women, and I hope that every CEO pushes that button.”
That would be nice.
“If we see more and more of these audits,” said California Democratic state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, “I think we are going to see major shifts. . .