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The Gap Narrows

There’s good news regarding the gender pay gap – it continues to narrow, as recently confirmed by the Pew Research Center. No doubt, courts and legislatures throughout the U.S. are doing their part to ensure that this trend continues, which is particularly true out west.

Since this past January 1, 2018, employers in the California have been required to comply with California Labor Code §432.3, which prohibits them from asking job applicants about their salary histories (a law directly aimed at the compensation divide between men and women). And last April, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals weighed in on the issue. (Read more)

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#MeToo: What Employers Need to Know About New Laws in New York State and City Concerning Workplace Sexual Harassment

The New York State Legislature and New York City Council have passed sweeping anti-sexual harassment laws expanding the landscape of employers’ existing obligations in addressing sexual harassment in the workplace. The laws follow on the heels of the #MeToo movement and are aimed at providing greater protection against sexual misconduct on the job. Here’s a rundown of the new mandates, with the deadlines for compliance: (Read More)

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The Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) Program: Wage and Hour Amnesty for Employers

Attention employers: the Department of Labor has your back – at least on a six-month trial basis. The DOL has launched the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program, a new nationwide initiative that seeks to facilitate the resolution of potential overtime and minimum wage violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). (Read More)