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Measure Aims at Closing Pay Gap Between Men, Women, Minorities

ANNAPOLIS — If women and minorities are historically paid less, one way to balance pay scales could be to take past salaries off the negotiating table.

Frederick County Delegate Karen Lewis Young, D-District 3A, is sponsoring a bill aimed at equaling pay for men, women and minorities. It would require companies with 15 or more employees to include salary information in job postings and narrow employers’ ability to ask applicants about their salary history.

“Closing the gap and ensuring equal pay is good for women, working families, the entire economy, and it leads to a more productive workforce, less turnover and stronger families,” Lewis Young said.

Read the full article from The Frederick News-Post.

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