Comparable worth : new directions for research by National Research Council, Commission on Behavioral and

By National Research Council, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on Women's Employment and Related Social Issues, Heidi I. Hartmann

Related worthy - equivalent pay for jobs of equivalent price - has been referred to as the civil rights factor of the Eighties. This quantity includes a committee file that units forth an time table of analysis in this factor. It bargains with various issues, together with activity overview, social judgement biases in related worthy research, and clients for pay fairness.

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Prepared for the Center for Women in Government. : State University of New York. Reichenberg, Neil E. 1983 Comparable worth: Recent developments. Public Personnel Management. Special Issue--Comparable Worth. 12(Winter):323-324. About this PDF file: This new digital representation of the original work has been recomposed from XML files created from the original paper book, not from the original typesetting files. Page breaks are true to the original; line lengths, word breaks, heading styles, and other typesetting-specific formatting, however, cannot be retained, and some typographic errors may have been accidentally inserted.

Hence, those jobs most in demand and facing the most severe labor shortages should command the highest salaries. Yet pay scales often seem relatively unresponsive to market forces. The nursing profession is a case in point. Despite shortages of nurses in recent years, nursing salaries have not increased substantially relative to other salaries. Instead, hospitals have used nonwage forms of competition to attract nurses (offering one-time bonuses, recruiting nurses from abroad, and so forth). Hospitals also rarely differentiate different nursing specialities in compensation (Remick, 1984).

Bureau of National Affairs. Cain, Pamela Stone 1985 The role of the social sciences in the comparable worth movement. Forthcoming in R. Lance Shotland and Melvin M. , Social Science and Social Policy. : Sage Publications. Collett, Merrill J. 1983 Comparable worth: An overview. Public Personnel Management. Special Issue--Comparable Worth. 12(Winter):325-331. Cott, Nancy 1977 The Bands of Womanhood: "Woman's Sphere" in New England, 1970-1835. : Yale University Press. About this PDF file: This new digital representation of the original work has been recomposed from XML files created from the original paper book, not from the original typesetting files.

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