Celesq® Programs

New Gender Pay Gap Laws: Employers Take Note

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Program Number
29189
Program Date
2019-11-01

Concerns about pay inequality have intensified greatly in recent years. Politicians, media and the public are voicing strong opposition to employers paying women, and other historically marginalized groups, less for the same or substantially similar work. Pay equity laws are expanding, and protections in New York, California, and other locations significantly exceed federal regulations. Class action lawsuits focused on fair pay are increasing, and negative publicity can hurt employee recruiting, retention and customer relationships. In New York, with liquidated damages of 300% and a 6-year statute of limitations, pay equity suits may just be too hard for plaintiffs lawyers to resist. This webcast will discuss: A brief overview of the history of equal pay legislation An update on recent judicial and legislative developments in this area Compliance guidelines and recommendations for dealing with this rapidly evolving area of the law “Pay equality is one of the biggest issues our nation faces. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Brown University, February 6, 2018

Available in States

  • California
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas Self Study

Program Categories

  • Administrative Law & Regulations
  • Constitutional Law
  • Employee Benefits & Compensation
  • Employment & Labor Law
  • Federal Courts
  • In-House Counsel
  • Labor & Workforce Management Law
  • Labor Law
  • Personal Injury