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New Pay Equity Law in Washington State
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • European Union
  • April 16 2018

Washington State has joined the ranks of jurisdictions that have adopted expanded equal pay legislation. The Equal Pay Opportunity Act (EPOA) was


When can a difference in pay be justified?
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • April 16 2018

The decision in National Education Health & Allied Workers Union on behalf of Sinxo & others and Agricultural Research Council is important primarily


Ninth Circuit Holds that Prior Salary Does Not Justify Pay Disparities
  • Crowell & Moring LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2018

Last week the Ninth Circuit, en banc, held in Rizo v. Yovino that employers cannot use an employee’s prior salary, alone or in combination with other


Massachusetts Attorney General Issues Guidance on Pay Equity Law
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 11 2018

Back in July 2016, the Massachusetts legislature passed an Act to Establish Pay Equity (Mass. Gen. Laws c. 149 105A, referenced herein as the “Law”


The “Liberal Lion’s” Last Opinion Prohibits Relying On Salary History To Justify Wage Differentials Between Male And Female Employees
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • April 10 2018

On April 9, 2018, the Ninth Circuit issued its decision in Rizo v. Yovino and affirmed that prior salary, alone or in combination with other factors


Equal Pay Provisions of the ESA Now in Force
  • Koskie Minsky LLP
  • Canada
  • April 9 2018

Effective April 1, 2018, the equal pay amendments to the Employment Standards Act (“ESA“) flowing from the Bill 148 Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act


Appeals Court Says Salary History Can’t Block Equal Pay Act Claims
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 9 2018

In a landmark decision that will accelerate the growing pay equity movement, especially for employers on the west coast, the 9th Circuit Court of


Massachusetts AG issues guidance on new pay equity law
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2018

In August 2016, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker (R) signed into law amendments to the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act, M.G.L. c. 149, s. 105A, which


NJ Passes Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act
  • Cole Schotz PC
  • USA
  • April 4 2018

On March 27, 2018, the New Jersey Legislature passed the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act (the “Act”), which amends the New Jersey Law Against


Worried About a Pay Gap in Your Organization? Taking Action May be Less Daunting Than you Think.
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • April 4 2018

Pay equity between men and women - and among different races - has long been a concern for employers who want to ensure they are paying people