Charlize Theron And Transparency In Fighting The Gender Pay Gap
January 19, 2015
When the massive Sony hack revealed that many actresses in Hollywood are paid less than their male counterparts, Charlize Theron used that general information to lobby for her own $10 million raise, putting her pay at parity with that of her male co-star. The incident clearly exemplifies how transparency helps close the gender pay gap, writes the Huffington Post. Transparency is the “single-best protection” against gender bias, says Dane Atkinson, CEO of analytics company SumAll. When women are aware of what their co-workers earn, managers are less likely to resort to biases when determining who should move ahead or earn more, studies show.
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