Episode 550: When Salaries Aren't Secret

A screenshot from "Show Me Your Money," a British reality TV show where the employees at Pimlico Plumbers revealed their salaries.

In most workplaces, salaries are secret. But what if they weren't? What if everybody knew what everyone else made?

On today's show, we visit a company in New York that practices pay transparency — and we hear how it changes the dynamic between employees and the boss.

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