California Revamps the Fair Pay Act

In 2016, the California Fair Pay Act was enacted into law. It is one of the first of its kind to forbid employers from paying workers of different sexes less money for “substantially similar work,” as opposed to “equal work,” making it more difficult to justify discriminatory pay. This law was also one of the…

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CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS MUST PAY EMPLOYEES EQUALLY – new law to go into effect January 2, 2016

A new law signed into effect last week requires that California employers ensure that it pay men and women equal wages.  What does this mean?  It means that if two people have “substantially similar work”, their wages must be the same, even if their titles are different and they work at different sites. It also…

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