Last week Intel held its annual Intel Developers Forum (IDF) in San Francisco referred to as the IDF16. The company among other things made big headlines with the announcement of advance steps it has made in Deep Learning, Merged Reality, and Silicon Photonics. It also showed off the next generation Kaby Lake CPU, one with substantial multi-media capabilities.
Intel also made another milestone announcement that had much broader appeal beyond just the tech communities. The company announced it had signed the White House Equal Pay Pledge, a U.S. government pledge to companies to enact equal pay for equal work without gender bias. Intel says it will commit to that pledge and reduce the gender pay gap within its organization.
The U.S. government launched the White House Equal Pay Pledge last year during the United States of Women Summit on Women’s Equality Day. Intel becomes the latest big company to sign the pledge. Others include Akamai Technologies, Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, Dropbox, and LinkedIn.
Steps Intel has taken before towards Equal Pay
Even before signing the White House Equal Pay Pledge, Intel has been known to conduct an in-house audit, which …read more