The effort to combat gender pay inequity has taken many twists and turns at the federal level. We've all seen reports and data about the difference in average pay between men and women (83%), and the even greater disparity involving minority women (i.e., 53%) when compared to non-minority males.

OFCCP and EEOC have been at the forefront of many attempted policy and program measures. Included among these are the OFCCP's pay transparency poster and Executive Order about wage confidentiality, both of which were enacted during the Obama administration. Other attempts involved the ill-fated Fa