re: Why (I think) "Cost of Living" pay for remote workers is BS. VIEW POST

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re: There's a reason military personnel who are at their 20yr mark try to ensure that they retire while stationed someplace like DC. While I can under...
 

It's truly shocking to me how all these great points can be made, and companies still do this and insist it's "Fair to all employees"

Personally, I've never heard of company that does location based pay that isn't based in the Bay Area, so I don't even know where to check to see if I can find a company that will upscale your pay.

 

I don't really think it's unfair. Of course given that any employee is allowed to relocate anywhere else and have their salaries re-adjusted.

 

If the government counts as a company, they most definitely do. Though, in fairness, they do scale in both directions.

There have been a few that I've encountered - but never worked for - that toyed with location-scaled salaries. However they were pretty much all located in high labor-cost markets. And they pretty much all tried to use it as a method of reducing salaries of the remote workers.

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