Five years ago on January 29th, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act was signed in to law by President Barack Obama. Since that time, how much progress have we made on reducing the gender pay gap? Experts from across Cornell's ILR School explore what employers and workers need to know about equitable pay, and shed light on the challenges and opportunities for making further progress.
Moderators: Beth Livingston, Assistant Professor of Human Resource Studies; and Stephanie Thomas, Research Associate, Institute for Compensation Studies.
Additional ILR insight provided by: Linda Barrington, Executive Director, Institute for Compensation Studies; Francine D. Blau, Frances Perkins Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations and Professor of Economics; Esta Bigler, Esq., Director, Labor and Employment Law Programs; Ileen A. DeVault, Professor of Labor Relations, Law, and History, and Co-Chair, Equity at Work Initiative of The Worker Institute; and Kevin F. Hallock, Donald C. Opatrny '74 Chair of the Department of Economics, Joseph R. Rich '80 Professor of Economics and of HR Studies, and Director, Institute for Compensation Studies.
The talk, recorded Jan. 29, 2014, is part of the ILR Perspectives webinar series.