Pay Transparency, More Game than Gain?


            New Orleans     Pay transparency laws are well-intentioned.  They are designed to create transparency among co-workers and jobseekers in order to deter discrimination based on gender, race, and other factors.  Requiring employers to include pay ranges in job postings and advertisements in theory gives individual workers options for both bargaining higher wages or choosing …

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When Florida’s DeSantis Coughs, Arkansas’s Sanders Sneezes

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            Little Rock       Florida’s Governor Ron DeSantis in a Twitter technical meltdown has finally announced his bid for the Republican nomination for president.  The kowtowing Republican supermajority in the Florida legislature has gone out of their way to pass wild and wooly legislation to establish his ultra-conservative bonafides.  Less well known nationally has been the …

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