works. In 1982 I also interviewed Paul Katz, who was at that time
the Director of the Standards Division at the Office of Personnel
I also participated in a week-long course on the implementation
of the Factor Evaluation System, taught by the Office of Personnel
Management. This course taught agency personnel specialists how
to convert narrative position descriptions to the FES format. It
included detailed discussions and exercises on how to use benchmark position descriptions, series factor-level descriptions, and the
primary standard in grading positions.
Occupational data by sex distribution was not available before this
The 70 percent cut-off was used in the original Washington State
study where occupations were considered sex-segregated if 70 percent of
the incumbents were of the same sex (
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Book title: Sex and Pay in the Federal Government:Using Job Evaluation Systems to Implement Comparable Worth.
Contributors: Doris M. Werwie - Author.
Publisher: Greenwood Press.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1987.
Page number: 44.
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