Bloomberg Law
Jan. 24, 2018, 1:00 PM

#MeToo Movement Shines Spotlight on Pay Equity

Genevieve Douglas
Genevieve Douglas

The national #MeToo movement has gone a long way in shining a light on the pervasive problem of sexual harassment. It’s also likely making women workers feel more empowered to seek fair pay.

Salary disparity is increasingly under the microscope, as the most recent Golden Globes awards show revealed when stars like Geena Davis, Debra Messing, and Jessica Chastain called out the movie industry for underpaying women.

Pay equity and sexual harassment may be separate issues, but they both stem from the current feminist movement, John Doran, partner at Sherman & Howard representing employers, told Bloomberg Law Jan. 19.

“The ...

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