Schultz Vs Wheaton Glass Case Study

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There are many cases related to pay that’s similar to Miss Kate’s claim of pay discrimination. The case of Schultz vs. Wheaton glass was a similar situation in which males were paid 10 percent more than women because they periodically lifted boxes (Cooper and Barrett, 1984). The courts ruled that lifting boxes were not enough to differentiate the pay between men and women. Other cases relevant to the claims in the letter is about males and females having the same skill level and responsibility. An example is a case involving Hodgson vs. both Brookhaven and Waynesburg. Courts ruled that just because the duties were different, they maintained equality when it came to the amount of skills needed to do the job and the responsibilities involved

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