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Ninth Circuit: Prior Pay No Defense to Equal Pay Act Claim

USA - April 16 2018 The recent ruling by a federal appeals court holds that prior pay does not justify pay differential between male and female employees under the Equal...

Ali M. Kliment.


New Jersey’s Proposed Pay Equity Law Would Provide New Employee Protections

USA - March 29 2018 The New Jersey Legislature passed a bill that makes it an unlawful employment practice to pay employees of a protected class a different rate of...

Rudolph J. Burshnic II, Thomas A. Linthorst.


Supreme Court Holds Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection Only Covers Individuals Who ‘Tell the SEC’

USA - February 23 2018 In a 9-0 decision in Digital Realty Trust Inc. v. Somers, the US Supreme Court held that the whistleblower protection provisions contained in the...

Sarah E. Bouchard, Allyson N. Ho, Susan D. Resley.


Delaware Law Prohibits Employers from Requesting Compensation Information

USA - November 17 2017 On Thursday, December 14, 2017, a new law will take effect in Delaware forbidding employers from requesting compensation history from job applicants...

Justin K. Victor.


Ninth Circuit: Prior Pay Can Be Defense to Equal Pay Act Claim Under Certain Circumstances

USA - May 3 2017 The court did not address the new California Fair Pay Act, which provides that prior pay is not a defense to pay claims, and its decision is not...