Most of us would never think to ask someone - much less a co-worker - how much money he or she makes. In fact, in most U.S. workplaces, the subject of salary and pay remains taboo. With the impetus of the "Me Too" movement, however, the subject of pay and, specifically, the disparity between how much female employees earn versus their male counterparts is getting more attention.
This past May, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that employees must comply with arbitration clauses in their employment contracts. Those clauses require plaintiffs to resolve legal disputes with their employers through arbitration instead of joining other employees in class action lawsuits.