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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

com′parable worth′(n.)

  1. the concept that a woman's and man's pay should be equal for comparable jobs.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Business, Sociology

Origin of comparable worth:

1980–85

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  1. comparable worth(Noun)

    The principle that there should be no difference in remuneration between jobs held mostly by women and jobs held mostly by men, when the women's work is comparable in skill, effort, working conditions, and responsibility to the men's work.

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