New York Pay Transparency Law Delayed to November

New York Pay Transparency

Last January, New York City (NYC) joined in the growing pay transparency movement with the passage of a law requiring employers to include wage disclosures in job listings. Specifically, employers with four or more employees must post a minimum and maximum pay range when advertising a job, promotion, or transfer. Following an amendment signed into…

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Mississippi Equal Pay Law To Take Effect This July

Mississippi equal pay

Last week Mississippi became the last state in the country to pass a law ensuring workers receive equal pay for equal work. On Wednesday, April 20, Governor Tate Reeves signed House Bill 770 into law. The new equal pay law will take effect on July 1. The Mississippi Equal Pay for Equal Work Act marks…

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Unpacking The Illinois Equal Pay Registration Certificate Documents

Equal Pay Registration Certificate

Last week the Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) uploaded additional information pertaining to the Equal Pay Registration Certificate application process. Included in IDOL’s new documentation are the official Equal Pay Registration Certificate Compliance Statement and the Equal Pay Registration Certificate Template for submitting employee wage and demographic data. Below we have covered what’s included in…

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OFCCP Proposes Rule to Modify Enforcement Process for Employee Discrimination

OFCCP

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is taking steps to strengthen its pay equity enforcement strategy. On March 22, 2022, the OFCCP published a notice of proposed rulemaking aimed primarily at reversing regulations created under the Trump administration in 2020. The existing regulations require OFCCP to issue contractors a predetermination notice prior to…

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Applying for the Illinois Equal Pay Registration Certificate

Equal Pay Registration Certificate

In March 2021, the state of Illinois amended its SB 1480 Equal Pay Law to clarify new equal pay requirements for Illinois employers. The amendments apply to several existing laws, including the Illinois Equal Pay Act, the Illinois Business Corporation Act, and the Illinois Human Rights Act. A defining feature of Illinois SB 1480 is…

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We Could See a Mississippi Equal Pay Act This Year

Mississippi Equal Pay

Two bills promoting equal pay for equal work are currently working their way through the Mississippi legislature.  The first, introduced by the state’s House of Representatives, HB 770, passed in its respective governing body in January. The most recent, SB 2451, proposed by the state’s Senate passed earlier this month. Both bills prohibit employers from…

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Illinois SB 1480 Equal Pay Law Takes Effect Next Month

Illinois SB 1480

First signed into law March 23, 2021, Illinois SB 1480 and the amended SB 1487 create sweeping new pay equity requirements for employees of the prairie state.  SB 1480 amends several laws already in place, including the state’s Equal Pay Act, the Illinois Business Corporation Act, and the Illinois Human Rights Act. Importantly, Illinois SB…

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