By Michael S. Poster
Pay equity has taken its rightful place in the news cycle. More than ever, “equal pay for equal work” is a message that is being heard loud and clear.
Gaps in pay equity should be on the radar screens of those seeking to purchase, invest in or strategically partner with a given entity as well, given their prevalence and possible impact on company operations.
Potential stakeholders must do a deep dive into a target’s compensation structure to ensure that they are not buying into trouble in connection with and investment, acquisition, licensing deal or other business arrangement.