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Equal Pay: #Metoo Is Not Just About Sexual Harassment

The #MeToo movement has focused on sexual harassment in the workplace, but employers should be cognizant of another major gender issue that has been the focus of regulatory agencies in recent years—equal pay.

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8th Circuit: ‘Economic Conditions’ Did Not Allow Unequal Pay

The U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota) recently affirmed a jury’s decision that a furniture manufacturer was liable for sex-based wage discrimination under the Equal Pay Act (EPA) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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Managing Pay Equity in the Workplace

Pay equity is getting more attention in the media, and as the public becomes more aware of the pay gap issue, employees are raising questions internally with employers, according to Joseph Beachboard and Lara de Leon of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.   Some large companies have responded to the increased attention by publishing […]

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Equal Pay: Was Pay Discrepancy Between Male and Female Scientists Legitimate?

A scientist who worked for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) in Los Alamos discovered that a male coworker was making more money than she was for substantially equal work. Accordingly, she filed suit in Albuquerque federal district court, alleging discrimination on the basis of sex under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and violations of the federal Equal Pay Act (EPA).

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Employee’s Poor Performance Leads to Reduction of Preferred Salary

by Adam R. Bennett The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit— which covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee—recently affirmed a lower court’s ruling that an employer didn’t violate the Equal Pay Act (EPA) even though it paid a man and a woman different wages for performing the same job.

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What Is the Equal Pay Act?

Did you know that the Equal Pay Act (EPA) is actually a component of the Fair Labor Standards Act? The EPA was established in 1963 and signed into law by President Kennedy.

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What Is the Equal Pay Act?

Did you know that the Equal Pay Act (EPA) is actually a component of the Fair Labor Standards Act? The EPA was established in 1963 and signed into law by President Kennedy.

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Pay the lady

Patricia Arquette won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress at this year’s Academy Awards, and people are still buzzing about her acceptance speech where she exclaimed: “It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the United States of America!” Arquette will be pleased to know that […]

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Did I say that?

Satya Nadella’s job was tough enough from the start. He followed Microsoft lifer Steve Ballmer and founder Bill Gates into the CEO role at a time when the company is looking to keep its businesses rolling in the face of a changing industry, slower PC sales, and serious pressure on its bread-and-butter Windows and Office […]

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