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New Alabama Law Addresses Equal Pay, Salary History Inquiries

August 16, 2019

Via: HR Hero

A new law going into effect on September 1 in Alabama addresses discrimination in pay based on race or sex as well as questions about pay history.

The Clarke-Figures Equal Pay Act (CFEPA) prohibits race or sex discrimination in pay if the work “requires equal skill, effort, education, experience and responsibility, and performance under similar working conditions” unless the difference is due to “a seniority system, a merit system, quantity or quality of production or a differential based on any factor other than sex or race.”

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