the right of a man or woman to receive the same pay as a person of the opposite sex doing the same or similar work for the same or a similar employer
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Examples from the Web for equal pay
ATP Player Council members Gilles Simons and Sergiy Stakhovsky were recently both critical of the equal-pay policy.ESPN’s ‘Venus Vs.’ Explores Venus Williams’s Equal-Pay Legacy|Allison Samuels|July 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Equal Rights: Ledbetter v. Goodyear, which made it harder for (female) employees to sue employers on equal-pay grounds.Michael Tomasky on America’s Robed Radicals on the Supreme Court|Michael Tomasky|June 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST