“Employers can legally pay women less than men for the same work based on differences in the workers’ previous salaries, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday,” says the Associated Press.
“Employers can pay women less than men based on salary histories, 9th Circuit rules,” says the ABA Law Journal.
“The wage gap is the worst. After all, it seems like a no-brainer that employers should pay men and women doing the same jobs the same amount of money. But now, it’s legal not to: on Thursday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that companies can pay women less than men for the same work based on differences in prior salaries,” writes Glamour.
Oh dear, everyone is in a tizzy about the recent 9th Circuit Court of appeals decision and everyone is jumping to the conclusion that fits the narrative that women are always the victims of discrimination. The court didn’t even rule that you could pay women less than men. It ruled that you could use a previous salary to determine current salary.
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