comparable worth

noun

Definition of comparable worth 

: the concept that women and men should receive equal pay for jobs calling for comparable skill and responsibility

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1983, in the meaning defined above

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comparable worth

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com·pa·ra·ble worth | \ˈkäm-pə-rə-bəl-ˈwərth, ˈkäm-prə-\

Legal Definition of comparable worth 

: the concept that women and men should receive equal pay for jobs calling for comparable skill and responsibility

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