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Kamala Harris announces plan to certify that Men & Women paid equally

Kamala Harris announces plan to certify that Men & Women paid equally
Kamala Harris announces plan to certify that Men & Women paid equally
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Sources from Los Angeles stated that Democratic presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris, who is of Indian and Jamaican descent, has announced a plan to close the gender pay gap by requiring larger companies to certify that men and women were paid equally.

Kamala Harris announces plan to certify that Men & Women paid equally

Unlike previous federal legislation regarding the pay gap, which asked workers to report or sue their employer if discrepancies were suspected, Harris’s plan would pro-actively force companies with 100 or more employees to obtain an “equal pay certification” every two years, showing that they were paying men and women the same for analogous work, The New York Times quoted her campaign as saying on Monday.



Moreover the plan is the third major policy proposal of Harris’s presidential campaign, and a continuation of her focus on economic issues. Furthermore as a senator and a candidate she has proposed using federal power to raise teacher pay, a slew of executive actions on gun control and the LIFT Act, her signature policy, which would provide a refundable tax credit worth up to $6,000 for households.


Kamala Harris announces plan to certify that Men & Women paid equally
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