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Pay Equity

defined as equal compensation for equal work done without reference to gender, age, race, disability, or other demographic.

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Pay equity

Wage differentials

Wage gap

Wage inequality

Income inequality

Distribution of income

Income distribution

Equal pay for equal work

Inequality of income

Wage payment systems

Laws, Regulations, & Government Resources (United States)

The right of employees to be free from discrimination in their compensation is protected under several federal laws, including: 

Featured eResources


Statista. (2021). Wage Inequality in the U.S. 

  • Dossier presents graphs and tables about wage inequality in the   United States. The data is focused on the impact of education, gender and geographical region.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Statistics 

U.S. Department of Labor 

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

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