Since the California Fair Pay Act was signed into law last month, companies have been scrambling to check their books, review their hiring statistics and get legal guidance to navigate what's being called the toughest equal wage statute in the country.
The new law is turning the spotlight on hundreds of companies where men and women are paid unequal wages despite having similar duties.
But one well-known San Francisco apparel firm is getting attention for its effort to help close the gender wage gap. Gap Inc. says its male and female employees are paid an equal wage for equal work.
"I think Gap is unique in having its leadership heavily led by women," said...