Dow Jones refuses to talk about its pay gap problem
Dow Jones, the parent company of The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and other news publications, is refusing to publicly discuss a report showing evidence of a widespread gender pay gap at the company, reports Kelsey Sutton of Mic.
Sutton writes, “IAPE, believing more people at the company needed their salaries adjusted, hired its own consultancy to review pay data again.
“This year, though, Dow Jones will not talk about the results of the study at all.
“The company is not just ignoring Mic’s many requests for comment. It also has not discussed the findings with the union, other than sending the union a note acknowledging it had received IAPE’s findings 13 days ago.
“On Monday morning, Martell confirmed that the union still ‘hasn’t received any response from any management representative.’
“Martell said IAPE won’t wait around for a response from Dow Jones. The union is seeking additional information from its members about how employees think Dow Jones handles pay equity issues, and is offering salary comparisons to its members so employees can be armed with with pay data when advocating for more equitable salaries.”
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