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

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comparable worth

noun 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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