Washington Lobbyist Mobilized Against Paycheck Fairness Act, Celebrated When It Went Down
Today, the Paycheck Fairness Act — which seeks to help close the pay gap between men and women in the United States — suffered a defeat in the U.S. Senate.
Although much of the opposition to the bill is being summed up as ideologically driven, some Big Money interests also oppose it — fearing that public policy that enforces pay equity may eat into their profits.
Yesterday on Twitter, Lisa Horn, a lobbyist for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), which represents human resources officers in firms, tweeted out a link calling on SHRM members to contact Congress and voice their opposition to the bill:
Susan H. Jackson, the Human Resources (HR) Manager and Top Talent Recruiter at cruise.com, helped amplify the SRHM message: