Anheuser-Busch gender gap trial has greater implications
I’m closely watching the jury trial for Francine Katz’ lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch. The entire basis of the trial is that Katz was paid less because she’s a woman.
The outcome of this trial could have far greater implications than just lining Katz and her lawyers’ pockets.
If the jury finds against A-B, it’s bad juju for companies who wish to craft executive jobs based on the capabilities and potential of the people they choose to fill them. Companies will be forced to create cookie-cutter jobs, with cookie-cutter salaries, with fully disclosed and published salaries, to prevent any kind of claim of inequality.
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Road to “Beer”-dom
I’m a beer drinker. No, I take that back. I’m a BEER drinker. I believe there’s nothing more enjoyable than knocking back a cold sudsy pint of beer after a long, hard day of work. Forget tea. Beer is as American as hot dogs and baseball. Coincidentally, also well enjoyed while eating hot dogs and watching baseball. But during the next couple of weeks, it’s | Read More »
2008: A year of political surprises in Missouri
Missouri’s presidential bellwether streak came to an end in 2008. The Show-Me State had voted for the victor in every U.S. presidential election save one since 1904. Now it appears that Missouri picks the winner with exceptions only every 52 years (1956 and 2008). That was just one of several surprises in the state’s political year. One of the biggest political shockers in this state | Read More »