Why you should know how much your coworkers get paid | David Burkus - Deepstash
The Salary Sharing Taboo

Most of us are uncomfortable with the idea of broadcasting our salary. We're not supposed to discuss that with our office neighbors. The assumed reason is that if everybody knew wh...

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Why you should know how much your coworkers get paid | David Burkus

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When people don't know how their pay compares to their peers, they're more likely to feel underpaid and maybe even discriminated against.

But why would a company even want to discourage sala...

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  • Economists warn that information asymmetry can cause markets to go awry.
  • Information asymmetry makes it easier to ignore the discrimination that's already pres...

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Letting people know what you make might feel uncomfortable, but isn't it less uncomfortable than always wondering if you're being discriminated against, or if your wife or your dau...

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It's not one size fits all. Some post their salaries for all to see. Some only keep it inside the company. Some post the formula for calculating pay, and others post the pay levels and affix ev...

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