Comments on the Proposed Rulemaking to Create a Compensation Data Collection Tool
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The Center for American Progress Action Fund applauds the Obama administration for its efforts to create a meaningful data collection tool that could help it uncover compensation discrimination among contractors. The proposed data collection tool can dramatically and cost-effectively increase the efficacy of the administration’s enforcement efforts. And to do so, the survey should cover all contracted workers; improve review of companies before they receive lucrative government contracts; collect comprehensive information on wages and benefits; and be publically available.
The Action Fund sent the following letter to the administration today in support of its efforts
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Senior Fellow; Senior Adviser, American Worker Project