'Salary transparency' is a term that keeps popping up in the news - from a story on NPR's All Things Considered to companies like Buffer publically posting their employees' salaries. Last week's CI CyberNews CyberPoll asked whether salaries should be public knowledge. The majority of respondents (57.1%) said no, while 28.6% think it is a good idea. The remaining 14.3% were unsure.
"If you are doing nothing wrong, there is nothing to hide. Every job has value and that value should be scrutinized. Of course this is only for publicly traded companies, NGO's, Non-profits, government, etc. Privately held companies should be able to keep salaries private."
"Politicians, lobbyists, executives, doctors, accountants, and lawyers will never agree. Why would the rest of us do so until they do so first?"
"This will make everyone upset, both employees and customers. I bet it will cease quickly when word gets out."
"I have always thought that what I get paid is nobody else's business but my own."
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