An Obama era rule that would have required employers to begin collecting data to combat pay disparity has been shot down by the Trump administration. This continues Trump’s trend of reversing Obama regulations and protections, just days after Hurricane Harvey.
“Ultimately, while I believe the intention was good and agree that pay transparency is important, the proposed policy would not yield the intended results […] We look forward to continuing to work with EEOC, [the Office of Management and Budget], Congress and all relevant stakeholders on robust policies aimed at eliminating the gender wage gap.”
Ivanka previously has pushed for equal pay for women. Patricia Arquette and others took Ivanka to task on Twitter:
— Patricia Arquette (@PattyArquette) August 30, 2017
Others were more pointed as they called out Ivanka’s hypocrisy.
"He will fight for equal pay for equal work, and I will fight for this too, right alongside him." – Ivanka Trump at the RNC, July 21, 2016 https://t.co/9MSbNmHHxo
— Erin Brr, sir (@erinscafe) August 30, 2017
Ivanka: I fully support equal pay but not if a black man was involved in equality! https://t.co/n9sQjY5FwK
— Jamie Canaves (@Oh_Dinky) August 30, 2017
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