If a man or woman negotiates a better STARTING wage for themselves, that does not mean the employer is obligated to offer the next person a comparable wage, male or female.
Future wage increases, set by the union, would be equal, across the board. Even women doing the same work as men, or work that's as valuable to employers as that of their male counterparts, almost always are paid less.
It's named for a retired tire plant supervisor in Alabama, who discovered, after nearly 20 years on the job, that she was being paid less than male supervisors. Ledbetter sued for discrimination under the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
They average only 77 cents for every dollar earned by men, even though their work is obviously every bit as valuable to employers and society at large as the work of men.Future wage increases, set by the union, would be equal, across the board. As far as my research goes, being that I am getting my degree in education.Teachers are paid on a GRADE , each grade having a range that exists before the next GRADE.The bill made it through the House last year, but was blocked by Senate Republicans.Obama, who voted for the bill as a senator, is certain to sign the new bill if it's not kept from him by a Republican filibuster in the Senate.