Sex and Pay in the Federal Government: Using Job Evaluation Systems to Implement Comparable Worth


Tables Figures Acknowledgments Introduction Theories of Occupational Segregation and the Wage Gap Current Legal and Legislative Issues Historical Development of the Federal Government's Job Classification System The Statistical Data Used to Review the Factor Evaluation System Examining the Process Used to Develop the Factor Evaluation System Is the New FES System More Favorable to Women Than the Old Narrative System? Does Changing the Weights for Factors Alter the Pay Relationship Between Men and Women? Examining How Job Content is Operationally Defined in Three Job Evaluation Systems Summary and Recommendations Appendices Selected Bibliography Index