On February 1, 2021, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing posted guidance to facilitate the submission of the newly required pay data report by March 31, 2021 and annually thereafter.
The Equal Pay and Living Wage Act, currently before the Alaska Legislature as Alaska Senate Bill 16, seeks several significant changes to Alaska’s minimum wage, pay equity and employment discrimination law.
On November 23, 2020, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing issued additional guidance for employers regarding their requirement to file employee compensation data with the state beginning in March of next year.
On November 10, 2020, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) issued its final Equal Pay Transparency (EPT) Rules implementing Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, which goes into effect January 1, 2021.
The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing released FAQs providing limited guidance to employers as to how to comply with their obligations for filing employee compensation data with the state under the recently enacted SB 973.
In Association of Ontario Midwives v Ontario (Health and Long-Term Care), 2020 HRTO 165, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (HRTO) found that the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOH) underpaid midwives due to gender discrimination.
In an expansive reading of Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment issued proposed Equal Pay Transparency Rules that contain broad, first-in-the-nation requirements.
On July 2, 2020, the Supreme Court declined to review the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Rizo v. Yovino. The question for review whether prior salary is a “factor other than sex” that can justify a pay disparity under the federal Equal Pay Act.