The new episode of Employment Law This Week – Epstein Becker Green’s new video program – discusses legislation that affects women in the workplace.
One segment concerns the new amendment to California’s “Fair Pay Act,” which toughens the state’s existing equal pay law. The old law prohibited gender-based pay differentials for employees doing equal work in the same establishment. The law now requires equal pay for male and female employees who do “similar work” under “similar working conditions.” This means the law may no longer take into account varying cost of living in different areas of the state. Attorney William … Continue Reading