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leifaffles · 2017-12-04 · Original thread
They banned asking about salary history to close a gender wage gap that... wait for it... doesn't exist!

(There are entire books about this!

So brave!

Way to go, California!

This sounds a lot like the idea former N.O.W. boardmember Warren Farrell wrote in Why Men Earn More:

that bias-based unequal pay for women is largely a myth, and that women are most often paid less than men not because they are discriminated against, but because they have made lifestyle choices that affect their ability to earn.

civilian · 2011-07-26 · Original thread
This book helps explain it a lot:

The pay difference is a matter of a multitude of life choices made slightly differently between men and women.

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