Furthermore, this focus on child support does nothing to compensate women for the real inequalities that marriage and child-rearing brings.
-Employers legally cannot compensate men and women differently for the same work, according to the 1963 Equal Pay Act.
What is more, Ms. Brazil says, the company bases its salaries on merit and compensates women on par with men.
In essence, they are selling package deals consisting of medical care and an insurance policy that compensates women who fail to become pregnant.
Since the founding of the country, the United States has sought to compensate the men and women who have served in its armed forces.
Robins said the deal would provide the $2.48 billion it needs to compensate women injured by its Dalkon Shield birth control device.
Some $1.2 billion would be used to compensate women with implants who are diagnosed by a medical review panel as currently suffering from one of eight diseases.
After establishing a $2.5 billion fund to compensate women injured by the device, the company was sold in 1989 to American Home Products.
A new mutual fund invests only in companies that excel in hiring, promoting and generously compensating women.
A $4.75 billion fund would be set up to compensate women with implants.