USAID Taking Steps To Address Gender Pay Gaps In Agency’s Contracts

Devex: USAID takes aim at gender pay gaps in contracting decisions
“The U.S. Agency for International Development is taking aim at a contracting process that many believe allows gender pay gaps to persist within the agency’s contracts. USAID is seeking regulatory changes that would allow contracting officers to deemphasize the use of salary history in determining pay rates for contractors. The agency’s administrator, Mark Green, announced the effort at an internal event on Monday…” (Igoe, 5/8).