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Sex Discrimination / Comparable Worth #95423

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 11, 1985
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(Studio) United States Civil Rights Commission reported rejecting concept of comparable worth in market place.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Des Moines, Iowa) Colorado Springs' approach to comparable worth for employees examined. [Mary COLLINS - explains pushing for eliminating wage discrimination for city workers.] City's study guidelines outlined on screen, outcome discussed. [Mayor Robert ISAAC - notes wage discrimination for same level jobs; defs. revising pay structure as good business sense.] [Civil Rights Commission member Morris ABRAMS - hopes nation never adopts equalized wages; explains.] [Commission member Blandina RAMIREZ - disagrees.] Status of state government action on comparable worth illustrated on map; WA, Iowa cases discussed. [Iowa state employee Bob LUBECK - describes chaos.]
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry
Duration:
00:03:40

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