The Washington Post "Conversations" series posted a conversation this week discussing the Wal-Mart vs. Dukes case that has made headlines recently. Arguments in the case regarding discrimination against female workers at Wal-Mart began March 29. Marcia Greenberger of the National Women's Law Center and products liability defense attorney Matthew Cairns debated the case on The Washinton Post website here.
Questions discussed int he article revolve around numerous workplaces issues, such as the causes of differing pay between men and women:
"How is a fair average pay differential arrived at between men and women when women have shorter average length of employment because of a percentage that change to stay at home moms etc.? It seems like if one group by their own choice have different career statistics that would skew their average wage because of higher wages being related to longer length of service."
To read the answers given by Greenberger and Cairns, read the full story here.