Market Watch: It should be much easier to know how much a job pays in 2023

December 30. 2022

Our Policy Director, Jessica Stender, is quoted in an article from Market Watch on equal pay laws that will help change the race-based, gender-based pay gaps.

  • “Nearly 60 years after the federal Equal Pay Act was passed, women and people of color are still suffering from pervasive wage gaps,” she said. “It’s really incumbent upon all of us to continue to push for stronger equal-pay laws that address the drivers of the wage gaps.
  • “What’s troubling about this growth of what I call a permanent-temp workforce is that they are often paid far less money than direct-hire employees for doing often the exact same job,” she said. “Transparency around this is critical issue of race and gender equity.

Read the article here.

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