Tag: Equal Pay Act


Black Male Employee’s Equal Pay Act Claim Advances

November 23, 2021


An employer’s failure to show that its reason for a wage disparity explained the disparity, rather than being a possible explanation, was enough for an Equal Pay Act claim to go forward. The plaintiff, a Black man, worked as an […]

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Equal Pay: 4 Steps to Define Comparable Work in Your Company

March 22, 2019

Via: HR Hero

If Massachusetts’ new Equal Pay Act legislation is any indication, sweeping changes are coming, and the crux of forthcoming reforms will be determining comparable work and fair compensation. Companies can get a jump on this by defining and examining comparable […]

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Does Asking About Prior Salary Create Potential Liability?

March 14, 2019

Via: HR Hero

The Equal Pay Act (EPA) makes it illegal for employers to pay unequal wages to men and women who perform substantially equal work. It allows for differences in pay, but sex cannot be a factor. An employer can justify a […]

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The New Meaning of the Equal Pay Act’s Promise of Pay Equity

June 14, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Never before has the Equal Pay Act (EPA) gotten so much attention. In fact, “pay equity” has become a term that every employer must understand. That’s because courts have begun examining the meaning of pay equity under the EPA, and […]