Monday, March 24, 2014

Texas GOP Leader: Women To Blame For Unequal Pay

Who needs the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Play Act? If Texas women make 82 cents for every dollar that men make it's their fault, according to Beth Curbriel, executive director of the Texas Republican Party and ally to Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott. In an interview, she said, "Men are better negotiators, and I would encourage women instead of pursuing the courts for action to become better negotiators." The campaign for Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidateWendy Davis said, "Greg Abbott's ally's defense of his opposition to equal pay for women is out-of-touch and offensive." Watch:


Michael J. Mand said...

So, is she saying that women should hire men to negotiate for them?

Jeff Tone said...

She's rationalizing unequal pay with an argument she cannot prove.