Dr. Bernice Ledbetter Says Transparency is Key in Ensuring Gender Pay Equity

July 18, 2016  | 1 min read

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter, Practitioner Faculty of Organizational Theory and Management at Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management, writes about transparency being the key to ensuring gender pay equity in her latest Huffington Post blog. She says “a common theme is emerging in the fight for equal pay: transparency. This includes putting practices into place to ensure more transparency in the public sector and encouraging private companies to be forthcoming about their efforts to ensure equal pay. It also means empowering women and men to seek out this information and use it to their advantage. Part of the problem is that many women do not know what their male counterparts are being paid, nor are they aware that they are being paid less. For those who know they are underpaid they often do not know by how much. Transparency will help solve both of these problems.” Read more here.