Pay Info Requested
It's International Women's Day, and we're proud to recognize that at IAPE TNG/CWA Local 1096. As you may remember, a year ago today we published a preliminary review of Dow Jones salaries for union-represented employees and found a significant gender pay gap between the men and women who work here.
Since then, the company has conducted its own analysis and concluded that there's nothing much to see here, folks. Tellingly, though, the company has refused to release its findings, or explain the methodology behind its internal and external review processes.
That's not OK. Yesterday, IAPE delivered a formal information request to Dow Jones seeking copies of the work they completed last year, and an explanation of on how it was done. The Union information request explains, "This information is plainly relevant to IAPE's role in ensuring that the anti-discrimination provisions of the contract are complied with."
In the true spirit of the reporter's mantra, "If your mother says she loves you, check it out," we have also commissioned our own external study, and expect to be in a position to release that very soon.
Last March, our preliminary examination of the data found that, on