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The case against ‘equal pay for equal work’ laws

In the video above, Milton Friedman explains why “equal pay for equal work” laws are a source of gender apartheid and are therefore “anti-feminist.”

In these two posts at Cafe Hayek (here and here), Don Boudreaux makes an equally persuasive case against “equal pay for equal work” laws.

328 thoughts on “The case against ‘equal pay for equal work’ laws

  1. Ron H: That’s fine, but 1.0 gal/flush is not by any stretch a broad standard.

    No, it’s a specific regulation promulgated by regulators.

    Ron H: Our choices are limited to toilets that clog more frequently, causing us to flush twice to ensure complete removal of waste, resulting in more water usage, not less.

    One flush for #1,
    Two flushes for #2,
    Saves water.

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