What was your past salary?

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According to the New York Times, laws prohibiting employers from asking job candidates about their past compensation before making a salary offer are gaining momentum, aimed at reducing pay disparities and other obstacles confronting women and minorities. Questions: 1. What does the article say about the way some researchers see it? 2. What does some… Read more »

Right on the Money

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Back in January, when Jacob “Jack” Lew was a mere nominee for the position of Secretary of the Treasury, the New York Magazine described his signature as a “slinky that has lost its spring.” Now, as the official Treasury secretary, his signature has changed. Questions: 1. Why were people worrying about Lew’s signature in the… Read more »