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Layoffs, job restructuring, and wage freezes no excuse for unequal pay

Posted By Laurie A. Pehar Borsh, Thursday, September 21, 2017
Updated: Thursday, September 21, 2017

A quick story regarding pay equity which continues to be a hot topic as state legislatures continue to look for ways to expand equal pay laws. California’s pay equity law, California Labor Code 1197.5, allows wage comparisons for jobs that require “substantially similar work,” unlike the federal Equal Pay Act which looks at “equal work.” 

Contribute by Karen Davisemployment attorney at Vigilant.

Read the article on the HR West Blog.



Tags:  California labor code  Employee retention  equal pay laws  pay equity 

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