Tag: Equal Pay

EEOC announces new strategic enforcement priorities

by Leslie E. Silverman The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) broke new ground in late 2012 with the release of its first Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) publicly identifying its top enforcement priorities. Since that time, the EEOC’s enforcement and litigation program has largely focused on the priority areas laid out in the SEP:  Eliminating barriers […]

New Compensation Reporting Requirements Begin March 2018

By Kate McGovern Tornone, Editor Beginning in March 2018, employers will have to include compensation information on their EEO-1 filings. While the report was previously used by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to look for various types of discrimination, it now also will be used to look for pay discrimination.

Maryland equal pay law will take effect October 1

by Kevin C. McCormick Maryland’s new Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, which takes effect on October 1, will prohibit employers from providing less than favorable employment opportunities to or discriminating against employees by paying different rates based on their sex or gender identity. Under the new law, which was signed by Governor Lawrence Hogan […]

Federal Court Allows Employee’s Equal Pay Claim to Move Forward

By Martin J. Regimbal, JD, The Kullman Firm The federal trial court in Aberdeen, Mississippi recently addressed an employee’s Equal Pay Act (EPA) claim. The Act requires that all employees who perform equal work receive equal pay unless a pay differential is justified by a factor other than sex. Although the employer provided reasons for […]