Pay gap at Nike persisted after changes, lawsuit alleges
- November 18, 2022
- David Neumark, economics, Bloomberg, Nov. 18, 2022
The former employees allege that Nike also placed them in jobs at lower levels than their male peers, and that any increases and bonuses failed to close existing pay gaps. An analysis by David Neumark, an economics [Distinguished] Professor at the University of California, Irvine, found that female employees at Nike were less likely to be promoted than their male counterparts. “After Nike changed its policy to eliminate consideration of prior pay, Nike continued to underpay incumbent women,” Neumark said in the report.
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