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How #TalkPay spurred salary transparency talks

By Alexis Croswell

April of last year, software engineer and author Lauren Voswinkel published a blog post asking people to disclose their salaries with the hashtag #talkpay. It began as a first step in uncovering discriminatory hiring practices through revealing compensation discrepancies. The tag was shared in over 40,000 tweets that month, and has led a continuing discussion even a year later. “There are conversations, and those conversations are becoming more normalized. So in a way, #talkpay has already been successful,” she says, then adds we still have a long way to go.

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