Forget Referring to it as the “Garden State”: New Jersey Just Became the “Equal Pay” State

On April 24, 2018, New Jersey’s Governor, Phil Murphy, signed the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act (the “Act”) into law. Recognized as the strongest equal pay law in the United States, the Act amends New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination … Continue reading

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Employers Cannot Use Salary History to Defend Against Equal Pay Claims

On April 9, 2018, the Ninth Circuit ruled en banc that an employee’s prior salary does not constitute a “factor other than sex” to justify wage disparities between male and female employees. “Other than sex” factors is limited to legitimate, … Continue reading

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