Posts Tagged ‘Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA)’
Achieving Equal Pay Requires Everyone’s Involvement
It’s a bit mind boggling, but it encapsulates how much work needs to be done to achieve equal pay in the U.S. A new study by AAUW found that in a comparison of occupations with at least 50,000 men and 50,000 women in 2017, 107 out of 114 occupations had statistically significant gaps in pay…Read More
Canada Proposes New Equal Pay Act
Canada is poised to join the trend of countries passing legislation to close the gender wage gap. In October, the Canada House of Commons held a “First Reading” or introduction of legislation entitled “ the Pay Equity Act.” The Pay Equity Act would require certain federally regulated public and private employers with 10 or more…Read More
Can We Expect Passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act in 2018?
Equal Pay Day 2017 fell on April 4 last year and marked the return to the House of Representatives of the Paycheck Fairness Act (PFA). It is the most recent iteration of a bill that has percolated in Congress for over two decades, but has never become law. Designed to ameliorate critical shortcomings its drafters…Read More