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Employers Face Heavy Burden When Defending EPA Claims

May 14, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Not only must you be vigilant in preventing workplace sexual harassment in the age of #MeToo, but you also may face an uphill battle in defending against gender-based pay discrimination claims under the Equal Pay Act (EPA), according to a new decision from the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.

While EPA claims currently may not be as common as claims brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, that could change in light of the 4th Circuit’s recent decision. Let’s take a closer look at the case.

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