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The New York Times reports on how “more than 7,000 Nike employees will be getting raises after an internal pay review, undertaken after claims of workplace misconduct and discrimination against women, shook the company and forced out several of its top executives … The company, which is based in Beaverton, Ore., said the changes would affect about 10 percent of its 74,000 employees worldwide.”

According to the story, “In an internal revolt this year, women at Nike said they were fed up with a company that they accused of tolerating bad behavior and excluding women from its top jobs. At least 11 senior managers have left in the aftermath of an investigation into widespread allegations of harassment and discrimination.

“Such an overhaul is rare in the corporate world, but the shake-up at Nike has been seen as an illustration of how pressure from employees is forcing even huge companies to quickly address workplace problems.”
KC's View:
I bring this up because I wonder how many companies would find themselves with similar results if they did an internal, across the board pay review.