Equal Pay

Is Your Company Inadvertently Violating Other States’ Wage Transparency Laws?
May 28, 2024
In this blog, we will address another hot topic in employment law, pay transparency and potential liability for non-compliance with other states’ laws.
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Illinois to Mandate Equal Pay and Benefits, New Notice and Safety Requirements for Many Temporary Workers
July 11, 2023
Under a new amendment to the Illinois Day and Temporary Labor Services Act, Illinois employers and staffing agencies will be required to provide temporary workers pay and benefits equal to certain directly-hired employees after 90 days of employment.
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Oregon: Legislature Considering Exclusion of Hiring / Retention Bonuses from Equal Pay Act
March 23, 2023
The Oregon Equal Pay Act prohibits employers from discriminating between employees in the payment of wages or other compensation for work of a comparable character unless the wage differential is based on certain bona fide factors.
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The EEOC Speaks: Pay Discrimination – the EPA v. Title VII
May 11, 2022
A recent Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law article is just chock full of interesting tidbits about pay discrimination – a topic of particular focus for the Biden administration.
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Pay Equity – What’s Good for the Gander is Good for the Goose?
January 20, 2022
Determining pay based on gender is wrong.
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OFCCP Issues New Construction Technical Assistance Guide
November 27, 2019
On November 13, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor announced the issuance of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) Technical Assistance Guide – Construction Contractors.
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Oregon Legislature Updates Equal Pay Act; Additional Changes to Administrative Rules Appear Likely
August 7, 2019
Oregon has passed a new bill, Senate Bill 123, making several changes to the Oregon Equal Pay Act (OEPA) that will aid employers’—and particularly employers with unionized workforces—compliance efforts.
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New Illinois Law Poised to Ban Salary History Inquiries
August 1, 2019
Among the bills awaiting signature by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker is an amendment to the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 that would ban employers from asking job applicants for information about their wage, salary or benefits history. Governor Pritzker is expected to sign the bill, HB834.
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New York State Strengthens Equal Pay, Sexual Harassment Laws
June 28, 2019
New legislation expected to be signed by Governor Cuomo in the coming days will expand on current pay equality and anti-harassment laws.
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Alabama Enacts an Equal Pay Statute; Is It a Ban-The-Box Statute in Disguise?
June 28, 2019
On June 10, 2019, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed into law the Clarke-Figures Equal Pay Act (CFEPA), which becomes effective on September 1, 2019.
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Governor Signs Alabama's Equal Pay/Salary History Legislation
June 11, 2019
On June 10, 2019, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed into law the Clarke-Figures Equal Pay Act (HB 225), which becomes effective on September 1, 2019.
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“…federal judges are appointed for life, not for eternity.”
February 25, 2019
The U.S. Supreme Court vacated an opinion on the Equal Pay Act that had been issued by the en banc U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
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