Brands come together to study wage gap

The likes of Apple, Facebook and Nike will join a new government initiative to improve the pay gap among men and women in various industries. Here’s who’s on board.

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The White House last week announced that 29 well-known brands and organizations have signed on in its pledge to study gender wage gap.

The group is the first to join the White House Equal Pay Pledge. Its goal is to study pay gaps among male and female employees.

Notable companies signing the pledge include, Apple, Facebook, Coca-Cola Co., Nike, Target, Delta, Anueuser-Busch InBev, Hilton, IBM, LinkedIn and General Motors.

Though the initiative will give the White House a chance to study the wage structures of participating organizations, male and female employees won’t necessarily be paid equally there.

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