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30 Reasons Employees Hate Their Managers: What Your People May Be Thinking and What You Can Do About It by Adam Snyder, Bruce L. Katcher

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Chapter 21. It’s just not right that we all receive the same pay

Fifty-two percent of employees think they are paid unfairly compared with people in their organization who hold similar jobs.

One year I consulted to the behind-the-scenes operations group of a metropolitan airport. This 150-person group was in charge of security and maintenance of the airport facilities. The majority of the employees were unionized. Here are some of their complaints:

Equal Pay for Unequal Work. A maintenance employee working on a team responsible for taking care of the grounds complained, “Although I’ve only been working here a short time, I work harder and do a much better job than anybody else here. But I am paid far less.”

A member of the rescue squad agreed: ...

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